Appendix C. WMI Documentation

Win32 Classes

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

File

Description

Computer system hardware

Classes that represent hardware-related objects

Operating system

Classes that represent operating system-related objects

Installed applications

Classes that represent software-related objects

Microsoft Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) service management

Classes used to manage WMI

Performance counters

Classes that represent formatted and raw performance data

WMI Providers

The providers in Table C-2 can request information from and send instructions to WMI objects.

Table C-2. WMI providers

Provider

Description

Active ...

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