Microsoft Windows classes give you the means to manipulate a variety of objects. Table C-1 identifies the categories of Windows classes.
Table C-1. WMI Log Files
Computer system hardware
Classes that represent hardware-related objects
Classes that represent operating system-related objects
Classes that represent software-related objects
Microsoft Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) service management
Classes used to manage WMI
Classes that represent formatted and raw performance data
The providers in Table C-2 can request information from and send instructions to WMI objects.
Table C-2. WMI providers