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
Not applicable.


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 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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