Instance Class

Represents derived classes known to be management instrumentation instance classes. These derived classes inherit an implementation of IInstance that allows instances to be published through the Published property.

Namespace: System.Management.Instrumentation
Assembly: System.Management (in

public abstract class Instance : IInstance
public abstract class Instance implements IInstance
public abstract class Instance implements IInstance


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 98, Windows 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 .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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