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ManagementQuery.ParseQuery Method

Parses the query string and sets the property values accordingly. If the query is valid, the class name property and condition property of the query will be parsed.

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

protected internal virtual void ParseQuery(
	string query


Type: System.String
The query string to be parsed.

.NET Framework Security

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 parses a query into class name and condition properties.

using System;
using System.Management;

public class Sample 
    public static void Main() 

        SelectQuery query = new SelectQuery("SELECT * " +
            "FROM Win32_LogicalDisk " +
            "WHERE FreeSpace < 4000000");
        // The query is parsed so that the className property
        // is Win32_LogicalDisk and the condition property
        // is FreeSpace < 4000000


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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