Extensive Windows Management Interface (WMI) demo

Category:
Windows 2000/XP
Type:
Applications
Difficulty:
Intermediate
Author:
Shane M. Croft

Version Compatibility: Visual Basic 6

More information:
This program demonstrates numerous aspects of Windows Management Interface (WMI), including how to use to:
  • Obtain information about the hardware configuration
  • Start and Stop DHCP
  • Obtain information about the local domain
  • Manage the Event Log
  • View Running Network Protocols
  • View Current Print Jobs
  • List Running Processes
Important: WMI comes with Windows 2000. If you have a different version of Windows, you must download the appropriate version of WMI at http://msdn.microsoft.com/downloads/sdks/wmi/download.asp.

Instructions: Click the link below to download the code. Select 'Save' from the IE popup dialog. Once downloaded, open the .zip file from your local drive using WinZip or a comparable program to view the contents.

Download wmi_demo1.zip