Get-CimInstance -ClassName Win32_Group -filter '"name=administrators"' This topic contains 2 replies, has 3 voices, and was last updated by Noam lesnik 10 months, 4 weeks ago. Author Posts December 1, 2015 at 2:37 am #32433 Srikanth ByramParticipant hi all, this get-Ciminstance takes longer time to pull the data both from powershell.exe and ISE am running this cmdlet from local machine from which i required the data . operating system : windows 8.1 pro ;64-bit required help on this December 1, 2015 at 5:15 am #32437 Dave WyattModerator Is your computer joined to a domain? Win32_Group and similar classes enumerate both local and domain accounts / groups, so they can take a while. December 1, 2015 at 5:32 am #32439 Noam lesnikParticipant If you specify that you are looking for a local group it goes much faster, like this: Get-CimInstance -Query "select * from win32_group where Domain='$env:COMPUTERNAME' and Name='Administrators'" Author Posts You must be logged in to reply to this topic.