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    Hi All,

    I've decided to start learning PowerShell and although I've ordered a couple of books I don't have them yet. I've been working with the "Windows PowerShell Primer" {downloaded from MS}. My problem is that every time I try to execute the command: get-WmiObject -Class Win32_BIOS -ComputerName [computername] I get a RPC error {see graphic}. I've done some research on the net and I've tried turning on services and configuring the firewall with NetSh advfirewall set currentprofile settings remotemanagement enable on both my Desktop & Laptop {both 64Bit Win 7}.

    Additional Info: There are 4 PCs on the network (2) Win-7 64 Bit, (1) Win-7 32 Bit, (1) WinXP Pro XP-3.
    I am NOT using Homegroups. See graphic 2 for relevant services settings.

    Any Ideas?
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    From what I can find this error is often a firewall problem.

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