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ManagementClass.GetInstances Method

Returns the collection of all instances of the class.

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

public ManagementObjectCollection GetInstances()

Return Value

Type: System.Management.ManagementObjectCollection
A collection of the ManagementObject objects representing the instances of the class.

.NET Framework Security

Full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted code. For more information, see Using Libraries from Partially Trusted Code.

The following example shows how to initialize a ManagementClass variable with a ManagementClass constructor and then get all the instances of a WMI class.

using System;
using System.Management;

public class Sample 
{    
    public static void Main() 
    {
        ManagementClass c = new ManagementClass("Win32_Process");
        foreach (ManagementObject o in c.GetInstances())
            Console.WriteLine(
                "Next instance of Win32_Process : {0}", o["Name"]);

    }
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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