The CIM cmdlets are found in the CIMcmdlets module.
Get-Command -Module CimCmdlets produces this list of names. I’ve added some information on the tasks they perform
Get-CimAssociatedInstance is for working with WMI associated classes
An email debate yesterday regarding the use of the CIM cmdlets (new in PowerShell 3) vs the WMI cmdlets made me realise that other people are probably wondering the same thing,
The question is really part of a the semi-philosophical debate about when you should adopt new technology....
I’m postponing the 26 March session on PowerShell and Hyper-V until 9 April. Invites will go out shortly
Last time we saw the Get-NetAdapter cmdlet from the NetAdapter module
PS> Get-NetAdapter | ft Name, InterfaceDescription, Status -a
The WMI classes Win32_NetworkAdapter and Win32_NetworkAdapterConfiguration have seen a lot of use over the years. They can be a bit fiddly to use which is why the NetAdapter module in Windows 8/2012 is a so welcome.
Lets start by looking at basic information gathering
Amazon have released an update for the Windows 8 Kindle app that appears to have resolved the corrupted display issue that occurred after every few pages of reading.
I would recommend updating the app immediately. The app now seems to be usable.