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Sureface area configuration error

we converted our databases from old server to new servedr and renaed the new server as the old one and shut down the old server.
when today i try to open the surface area configuration i am getting the following error: TITLE: Surface Area Configuration
—————————— Computer localhost does not exist on the network, or the computer cannot be configured remotely. Verify that the remote computer has the required Windows Management Instrumentation components and then try again. (SQLSAC) ——————————
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: An exception occurred in SMO while trying to manage a service. (Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo) For help, click:…ptionTemplates.InnerWmiException&LinkId=20476 —————————— Failed to retrieve data for this request. (Microsoft.SqlServer.SmoEnum) For help, click: SQL Server&LinkId=20476 —————————— The operation could not be completed. (WinMgmt) ——————————

Are you using Evaluation edition of Management Studio tools or using CTP of SQL 2005? Sound like permission issue too, you might try using local admin or similar privileged user in this case.
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thanks sathya. but i find the solution from this link.
i am posting that link, may be useful for somebody.