Starting the BizTalk MMC console causes the following error:
Error: Cannot load BizTalk definitions. Check for the BizTalk server status or user permissions: Class does not support Automation or does not support expected interface.
The error could indicate one of the following problems:
  1. Microsoft Internet Explorer v6.x+ was not installed correctly (or corrupted).
  2. The Windows Scripting is corrupt or missing. Version 5.6 or higher is required.
  • Make sure IE6 is properly installed.
  • An update for the Windows Scripting could be downloaded from Microsoft site.