This sample uses objects in the System.Management namespace to access Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI).
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The two tabbed pages of the TabControl demonstrate two types of WMI tasks:
Queries This one shows how to use the ManagementObjectSearcher object to query the following system information: Operating System Name, Version, Manufacturer, Computer name, and Windows Directory; Computer System Manufacturer, Model, System Type, and Total Physical Memory; Processor name; BIOS version; and Time zone. These queries are created by using the SelectQuery class.