PowerShell for Windows Admins

May 26 2011   12:42PM GMT

root\wmi – MS_SystemInformation

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway

Continuing our exploration of the murky jungle that is the root\wmi namespace we find a number of classes related to system configuration

gwmi -Namespace root\wmi -List *system* | fw

 

Of theses the only one I could get a respnse from on Windows 7 or Windows 2008 R2 was MS_SystemInfo.

gwmi -Namespace root\wmi -Class MS_SystemInformation

Active                 : True
BaseBoardManufacturer  : Wistron
BaseBoardProduct       : 303C
BaseBoardVersion       : 08.48
BiosMajorRelease       : 15
BiosMinorRelease       : 52
BIOSReleaseDate        : 12/23/2008
BIOSVendor             : Hewlett-Packard
BIOSVersion            : F.34
ECFirmwareMajorRelease : 255
ECFirmwareMinorRelease : 255
InstanceName           : Root\mssmbios000_0
SystemFamily           : 103C_5335KV
SystemManufacturer     : Hewlett-Packard
SystemProductName      : HP G60 Notebook PC
SystemSKU              : NF300EA#ABU
SystemVersion          : F.34

 

It seems to combine some information from

Win32_ComputerSystem

Win32_BaseBoard

Win32_Bios

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