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  • Blog Post: Performing Management tasks using Cimcmdlets [3] – Operating System

    As a part of the ongoing blog series “Performing Management tasks using Cimcmdlets” we are sharing PowerShell snippets for a few Computer Management tasks. In this post we will be going over the PS snippets for Operating System Management. The corresponding Visual Basic samples are at...
  • Blog Post: Performing Management tasks using Cimcmdlets [2] – Computer Hardware

    As part of this blog series we are sharing PowerShell snippets for a few Computer Management tasks. In this post we will be going over the samples for Computer Hardware management. The Visual Basic samples for Computer Hardware Management are at: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa394587(v...
  • Blog Post: Performing Management tasks using Cimcmdlets - Processes

    WMI provides a standardized system management infrastructure that can be leveraged by a number of different clients. WMI providers and the classes exposed by the providers help in various management tasks. Our MSDN documentation lists a bunch of management scenarios and the corresponding Visual Basic...
  • Blog Post: Windows Management Framework 3.0 Compatibility Update

    We have an important update regarding WMF 3.0 ("Windows Management Framework") compatibility. Those who want to install WMF 3.0 to take advantage of all the great features this update provides can do so by installing the update from the Microsoft Download Center , after reading the known compatibility...
  • Blog Post: Windows Management Framework Install Failure and Investigation

    Since Windows Management Framework was released Oct. 2009, our customers have been excited about using PowerShell 2.0 on down-level OSes. Meanwhile, we also received feedback from both internal and external customers about our product issues. One of them is WMF install failure followed by the mysterious...
  • Blog Post: Perform asynchronous asset management using Windows Powershell cmdlets for WMI

    With Windows 7 wmi cmdlets now have support to perform tasks asynchronously. Asynchronous execution typically involves – · Run commands in background · Wait/stop on them · Retrieve results · Check status of execution Thus to collect hard inventory data like total Physical Memory...
  • Blog Post: wmic vs WMI Powershell cmdlets

    Compare WMIC.EXE with Windows Powershell Cmdlets for WMI The WMI command-line (WMIC) utility provides a command-line interface for WMI. With Windows 7 you can do everything that you can do with wmic using Windows Powershell and much more by leveraging powerful features of Windows Powershell. ...
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