After several attempts it appears that the SIEM Collector v11 works on some Windows OS and not others (reference SIEM Collector Release Notes).
I am able to perform WMI Pulls from:
Windows 2008 R2
Windows 2012 std (needed Administrator, couldn't get the non-admin method to work) <--- HOLD ON I got it to work using domain name first such as DOMAIN\ServiceAccount
Need to have the service account in the below groups:
a) Administrators group
b) Distributed COM Users group
c) Event Log Readers group.
Able to use SIEM Collector v11 on:
How to use a non-Admin account for WMI
SIEM Collector for Windows Installation:
SIEM Collector Release Notes (which has supported OS):