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Get-WmiObject : Generic failure

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/\\/\\o\\/\\/ [MVP]

#1
I think this problem was mentioned before but got the question in my blog
can not find answer :
get-WmiObject errors on win32_product with a Get-WmiObject : Generic failure

e.g.

PoSH> get-wmiobject win32_product


IdentifyingNumber : {91057632-CA70-413C-B628-2D3CDBBB906B}
Name : Macromedia Flash Player 8 Plugin
Vendor : Macromedia
Version : 8.0.22.0
Caption : Macromedia Flash Player 8 Plugin

Get-WmiObject : Generic failure
At line:1 char:14
+ get-wmiobject <<<< win32_product

gr /\/\o\/\/
 

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Flowering Weeds

#2
"/\/\o\/\/ [MVP]"

> I think this problem was mentioned
> before but got the question in my
> blog can not find answer :
> get-WmiObject errors on win32_product
> with a Get-WmiObject : Generic failure
>


Yes by searching "Get-WmiObject : Generic failure"
at group:microsoft.public.windows.powershell it
seems to have troubles.

Perhaps

Windows Installer PowerShell Extensions
http://www.codeplex.com/psmsi

He can alway use helpers too!
 

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Marcel J. Ortiz [MSFT]

#3
http://groups.google.com/group/micr...read/thread/a3313bfdeaaca2af/66061dcb9ea6578a


"/\/\o\/\/ [MVP]" <mow001@hotmail.NoSpam> wrote in message
news:E6744324-6F7F-490D-9567-C91AE5FDAE10@microsoft.com...
>I think this problem was mentioned before but got the question in my blog
>can not find answer :
> get-WmiObject errors on win32_product with a Get-WmiObject : Generic
> failure
>
> e.g.
>
> PoSH> get-wmiobject win32_product
>
>
> IdentifyingNumber : {91057632-CA70-413C-B628-2D3CDBBB906B}
> Name : Macromedia Flash Player 8 Plugin
> Vendor : Macromedia
> Version : 8.0.22.0
> Caption : Macromedia Flash Player 8 Plugin
>
> Get-WmiObject : Generic failure
> At line:1 char:14
> + get-wmiobject <<<< win32_product
>
> gr /\/\o\/\/
 

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