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ManagementClass.GetRelatedClasses Method (ManagementOperationObserver, String)

Retrieves classes related to the WMI class, asynchronously, given the related class name.

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

public void GetRelatedClasses (
	ManagementOperationObserver watcher,
	string relatedClass
public void GetRelatedClasses (
	ManagementOperationObserver watcher, 
	String relatedClass
public function GetRelatedClasses (
	watcher : ManagementOperationObserver, 
	relatedClass : String
Not applicable.



The object to handle the asynchronous operation's progress.


The name of the related class.

.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.

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