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Here you will find out:

  • how to deal with mmc.exe issues
  • how DiskInternals Partition Recovery can help you

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About mmc.exe

Mmc.exe is a Microsoft Management Console (MMC) process. It handles the Windows snap-in utilities (Device Manager, Event Viewer, Disk Management, Group Policy Editor. If you get mmc.exe error on your screen, this means that the snap-in has crashed and the Microsoft Management Console has stopped working. To open the snap-in utilities) MMC as before, you need to use the solutions below.

Fix high CPU usage issue

1. Sfc

The mmc.exe error refers to system errors, so it may well occur due to corrupted system files. Thus, scanning with System File Checker can help you get rid of “mmc exe crash” completely. So, you can run an SFC scan using the command line like this:

Click the Start button to open the search box and type. “Command Prompt.”

Now right-click “Command Prompt Select Run as Administrator, once the Command Prompt window opens enter DISM.exe / Online / Cleanup-image / Restorehealth. " Press Enter, this can repair the corrupted Windows image file. When the process is complete, enter "sfc / scannow," and press the return key.

As a result, you should see the message, "Windows Resource Protection found corrupted files and successfully restored these files." Restart Windows and check if that fixes the error.


Run the utility to check the disk. It can fix file system errors and thus get rid of mmc.exe error. Through the command line, you can start scanning as follows:

So, open the Win + X menu, select Command Prompt (administrator). In the new window, type "chkdsk C: / r" in the command line and press Enter.

After scanning, close Command Prompt, restart your laptop and check if you have access to Microsoft Management Console.

3. Clean Boot

You may have recently installed third-party software that caused a conflict with the system. This in turn can cause the MMC snap-ins to fail. And a clean boot can fix the mmc.exe. Error as all background apps will be disabled. To clean boot Windows 10, open the Run dialog (Windows + R). Next, enter "msconfig" and click "OK", you will be taken to the "System Configuration" window. Open the General tab and activate the option "Selective startup." In addition, deactivate the option Load startup items, close the window, and restart the computer.

4. Roll back OS

Alternatively, you can try to roll back Windows 10 using the built-in option - System Restore. This will allow you to roll back the system for a specific period of time when the mmc.exe error has not bothered you yet.

In addition, in the same way, you can uninstall a third-party program that conflicts with MMC utilities. To rollback Windows 10, you must follow the steps described below:

Open Run and enter "rstrui" and click OK.

You will be taken to the System Restore dialog box. Click the Yes button when the "Choose another recovery option" option appears. Next click on:

Show more restore points and now select a restore point.

Note: Earlier restore points will most likely fix the mmc.exe error.

After the restore point is selected, click the "Next" button, then "Finish" and wait for the process to complete.

5. Reset the system

Windows 10 has a reset option that restores OS settings to factory defaults. This is sure to save you not only from system errors, but also from all installed applications. Therefore, first, back up all the necessary data, and then proceed to reset Windows 10.

Open the Start application and enter the keyword "reset". In the results, select "Reset this PC", then click the "Start" button. If you do not want the saved data to be deleted, select the “Keep my files” option. After the process completes and the computer restarts, try opening the MMC snap-in utilities again.

You can lose some of your data, and sometimes all of the accumulated information as a result of the mmc process

However, there is good news for you, and it is that you can always recover damaged or deleted data. This can be done with DiskInternals Partition Recovery, a professional utility with many advanced options. You can also create a disk image with all settings and data on your computer and save it to an external drive. This way you will never lose your files, even if your situation is dire!

DiskInternals Partition Recovery is a proven data recovery application that didn't let anyone down in difficult times! The professional application will return all data, no matter what format it was in and how long it was lost. Moreover, you can always rely on an experienced recovery wizard and not even think about the recovery process. Immediately after scanning, view all the results for free and download them safely to a computer or other medium (the export function is available in the licensed version).

However, if you decide to use a disk image, this is ideal as it can be done completely free of charge in the trial version of the program. Therefore, do not wait, do not delay, but feel free to use DiskInternals Partition Recovery!

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