WMI out of memory on Get-Printer script

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    by Lahru at 2012-11-15 11:15:52

    Ok so I have this script:$Computer = "."
    gwmi win32_printer -computer $Computer| select Name,DriverName,PortName | export-csv "C]except when I run it I get the following
    Get-WmiObject : Out of memory
    At \\my.domain.com\netlogon\Scripts\PS\get-printer.ps1:2 char:5
    + gwmi < <<< win32_printer -computer $Computer| select Name,DriverName,PortName | export-csv "C:\ServerName-Printers
    + CategoryInfo : InvalidOperation: (:) [Get-WmiObject], ManagementException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : GetWMIManagementException,Microsoft.PowerShell.Commands.GetWmiObjectCommand
    I am running this locally on the print server and have even tried to run the following command as suggested by another article I found on the internetset-item wsman:localhost\Shell\MaxMemoryPerShellMB 512thenPS n] But the results are the same.

    I am confused, could someone tell me if I am doing something wrong or what I can do to get this to run?
    Is there a problem with my code?

    by coderaven at 2012-11-16 07:55:39

    I would look into the hotfix noted in this article. You do not mention OS but I am assuming this is your issue.

    let me know.

    by Lahru at 2012-11-19 11:41:58

    Sorry, OS is Windows Server 2003 R2 sp2 (32-bit)

    by psdk at 2013-03-11 03:05:07

    I'm having the exact same issue, and have struggled with it for some time w. no luck.

    Did you come across a solution?


    by MasterOfTheHat at 2013-03-11 13:47:26

    So is that all there is to your script? Have you tried running just the Get-WMIObject portion of the script by itself and see if you still get the exception?

    gwmi win32_printer

    What does this line return on that server?
    Get-Item wsman]

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