gpedit.msc - MMC could not create the snap-in

OS: XP Professional SP3

Starting gpedit from start>run>gpedit.msc, the Group Policy Window opens, but I get the following error in the right hand window:

MMC could not create the snap-in
MMC could not create the snap-in.  The snap-in might not have been installed correctly
Name: Group Policy Object Editor
CLSID: {8FCOB734-A0E1-11D1-A7D3-0000F87571E3}

Please advise on how to fix the problem
Thanks
Mike.

 
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Last updated July 10, 2018 Views 54,800 Applies to:
Answer
Adding:

;%SystemRoot%\System32\WBEM;

to your PATH environment variable is exactly the right thing to do for that message.

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