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More Information about WMI .NET
[The WMI .NET libraries are now considered in final state, and no further development, enhancements, or updates will be available for non-security related issues affecting these libraries. The MI APIs should be used for all new development.]
This topic provides links to topics that explain the different areas of WMI .NET in greater detail than an overview or summary, giving explanations of how to use WMI .NET, and giving details about the different aspects of using WMI in the .NET Framework.
The following topics provide more information about the different areas of WMI .NET:
Describes the benefits of using WMI .NET instead of the original WMI.
Explains the limitations of WMI .NET as opposed to using the original WMI.
Provides an overview of WMI .NET security for accessing and providing data securely.
Explains what WMI is and how it is incorporated into the .NET Framework. This topic describes the components of WMI in detail.
Provides a starting point for creating WMI applications in the .NET Framework.
Provides links to topics containing examples of advanced operations for WMI in .NET Framework.
Explains what a WMI provider is used for and how WMI in .NET Framework can be used to create a WMI provider.