Configuration Manager Console fails to open

Problem description
Configuration Manager Console fails to open with the following error: “MMC cannot initialize the snap-in.

MMC cannot initialize the snap-in.
MMC cannot initialize the snap-in.

After clicking on OK, empty Configuration Manager Console opens as shown on the screenshot below:

Empty Configuration Manager Console
Empty Configuration Manager Console

Resolution
Open new instance of the Microsoft Management Console (MMC) (Start -> Run… -> mmc -> OK) and go to File -> Options -> Disk Cleanup.
Click on the Delete Files to delete MMC cache files and per-user preferences for console files which are saved in user’s profile.

MMC: Disk Cleanup
MMC: Disk Cleanup

After that, restart Configuration Manager Console to verify if it now works as expected.

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Configuration Manager Console fails to open

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