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VBScript hangs due to rights issue

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I'm working on a script that reads a list of computer names, then for each one it connects to the system and inventories it for Adobe products.  I'm running the script with domain admin rights, however there seem to be a few systems that have removed "Domain Admins" from their local admin group.  When the script gets to the part where it queries the system it just hangs, rather than just move on (via On Error Resume Next).  Can anyone help me with a work around for this?

I run the script with CScript.exe so all the Echo commands show me the progress of each system and it always hangs when it echoes "Inventorying..." when it hits a system that I don't have access to.
Const ForAppending = 8
Const ForReading = 1
Set objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
Set objTextFile = objFSO.OpenTextFile("C:\Scripts\adobeinventory.csv", ForAppending, True)
Set objComputerList = objFSO.OpenTextFile("C:\Scripts\computers.txt",ForReading)
Set objShell = WScript.CreateObject("Wscript.Shell")
objTextFile.WriteLine "Computer Name" & "," & "Description" & "," & "Version" 
Do Until objComputerList.AtEndOfStream    
On Error Resume Next
   strComputer = objComputerList.ReadLine
   WScript.Echo "Starting " & strComputer & "..."
   cmdPing = "for /f ""delims=."" %I in ('ping -n 1 "&strComputer&"') do if ""%I""==""Request timed out"" (exit 55)"
   cmdReturn ="cmd /c "+ cmdPing,0,true)
   If cmdReturn=0 Then
      cmdPing = "for /f ""delims=."" %I in ('ping -n 1 "&strComputer&"') do if ""%I""==""Ping request could not find host "&strComputer&""" (exit 65)"
      cmdReturn ="cmd /c "+ cmdPing,0,true)
         If cmdreturn=0 Then
            WScript.Echo "Ping successful."
            Set objComputer = GetObject("LDAP://cn=" & strComputer & ",cn=Computers,dc=domain,dc=com")
            If Err.Number = 0 Then
               WScript.Echo "System on the domain."
               Set objWMIService = GetObject("winmgmts:{impersonationLevel=impersonate}!\\" & strComputer & "\root\cimv2")
               'Get list of software installed
               WScript.Echo "Inventorying..."
               Set colSoftware = objWMIService.ExecQuery ("Select * from Win32_Product where Description like '%adobe%'")
               For Each objSoftware in colSoftware
                  objTextFile.WriteLine strComputer & "," & objSoftware.Description & "," & objSoftware.Version
               Set objWMIService = "Nothing"
               Set colSoftware = "Nothing"
               WScript.Echo "System in a Workgroup."	
            End If
            WScript.Echo "Ping failed."
         End If
    End If
    WScript.Echo strComputer & " was successfully inventoried."
Wscript.echo "Done"
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