ManagementObjectSearcher Constructor (String)


Initializes a new instance of the ManagementObjectSearcher class used to invoke the specified query for management information.

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

public ManagementObjectSearcher(
	string queryString


Type: System.String

The WMI query to be invoked by the object.

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 initializes a new instance of the ManagementObjectSearcher class with a specific query.

using System;
using System.Management;

public class Sample 
    public static void Main(string[] args) 
        ManagementObjectSearcher s = 
            new ManagementObjectSearcher(
                "SELECT * FROM Win32_Service");

        foreach (ManagementObject service in s.Get()) 
            // show the instance

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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