Thanks for your response. I'll take a look at that link.
All of the computers I've tried this on have been a part of the same
domain. I've tried this on two servers which are both virtual
machines. On one of these, it gives me the error. On the other it
doesn't and works perfectly.
On Sep 10, 8:41*pm, "Marco Shaw [MVP]" <marco.shaw@xxxxxx_SPAMgmail.com>
> So there's nothing different on this Server 2003 server? *Member of a domain
> vs not?
> Search for "troubleshooting wmi" or "wmi troubleshooting". *Here's an
> I've seen some other good posts from 2009 also.
> "Jeff" <jbru...@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> > I've tried executing the following code on computers that are running
> > XP, Vista, and 2003 server:
> > get-wmiObject -class "win32_printer"
> > It works on all of these except for one. *On one server(, I get an
> > error message that says "Get-WmiObject : Generic failure". *I've spent
> > a lot of time trying to find a solution to this, but so far nothing
> > has helped. *I'm running this on the server and not remotely and also
> > successfully ran this on several other 2003 servers.
> > Does anybody have a suggestion on how to get around this?