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PropertyData Class

Represents information about a WMI property.

Namespace: System.Management
Assembly: System.Management (in system.management.dll)

public class PropertyData
public class PropertyData
public class PropertyData
Not applicable.

The following example lists information about the Win32_OperatingSystem class using the PropertyData class. For more information about Win32_OperatingSystem, see the Windows Management Instrumentation documentation in the MSDN Library at http://msdn.microsoft.com/library.

using System;
using System.Management;

public class Sample 
{    
    public static void Main() 
    {

        // Get the WMI class
        ManagementClass osClass = 
            new ManagementClass("Win32_OperatingSystem");

        osClass.Options.UseAmendedQualifiers = true;

        // Get the Properties in the class
        PropertyDataCollection properties =
            osClass.Properties;

        // display the Property names
        Console.WriteLine("Property Name: ");
        foreach (PropertyData property in properties)
        {
            Console.WriteLine(
                "---------------------------------------");
            Console.WriteLine(property.Name);
            Console.WriteLine("Description: " +
                property.Qualifiers["Description"].Value);
            Console.WriteLine();

            Console.WriteLine("Type: ");               
            Console.WriteLine(property.Type);

            Console.WriteLine();

            Console.WriteLine("Qualifiers: ");
            foreach(QualifierData q in 
                property.Qualifiers)
            {
                Console.WriteLine(q.Name);
            }
            Console.WriteLine();

            foreach (ManagementObject c in osClass.GetInstances())
            {
                Console.WriteLine("Value: ");
                Console.WriteLine(
                    c.Properties[property.Name.ToString()].Value);
        
                Console.WriteLine();
            }
        }    
    }
}

System.Object
  System.Management.PropertyData

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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