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Get Method (ManagementOperationObserver)
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ManagementObject.Get Method (ManagementOperationObserver)

Binds to the management object asynchronously.

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

public void Get (
	ManagementOperationObserver watcher
public void Get (
	ManagementOperationObserver watcher
public function Get (
	watcher : ManagementOperationObserver
Not applicable.



The object to receive the results of the operation as events.

The method will issue the request to get the object and then will immediately return. The results of the operation will then be delivered through events being fired on the watcher object provided.

.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 calls the Get method to asynchronously get an instance of the ManagementObject class.

using System;
using System.Management;
public class AsyncGetExample
    public AsyncGetExample() 
        ManagementObject o = 
            new ManagementObject(

        // Set up handlers for asynchronous get
        ManagementOperationObserver ob = 
            new ManagementOperationObserver();
        ob.Completed += new

        // Get the object asynchronously

        // Wait until operation is completed
        while (!this.Completed)
            System.Threading.Thread.Sleep (1000);

        // Here you can use the object


    private bool completed = false;

    private void Done(object sender,
        CompletedEventArgs e)
        Console.WriteLine("async Get completed !");
        completed = true;
    private bool Completed
            return completed;

    public static void Main()
        AsyncGetExample example =
            new AsyncGetExample();


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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