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ServiceController.GetDevices Method (String)

Retrieves the device driver services on the specified computer.

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

public static ServiceController[] GetDevices(
	string machineName
)

Parameters

machineName
Type: System.String

The computer from which to retrieve the device driver services.

Return Value

Type: System.ServiceProcess.ServiceController[]
An array of type ServiceController in which each element is associated with a device driver service on the specified computer.

ExceptionCondition
Win32Exception

An error occurred when accessing a system API.

ArgumentException

The machineName parameter has invalid syntax.

GetDevices returns only the device driver services from the specified computer. To retrieve the non-device driver services or services that are not drivers, call the GetServices method. Together, the two methods provide access to all the services on a computer.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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