What is Windows Management Instrumentation
WMI is Microsoft’s implementation of the Web-Based Enterprise Management (WBEM) and Common Information Model (CIM) standards from the Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF).
Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) is the infrastructure for management data and operations on Windows-based operating systems. You can write WMI scripts or applications to automate administrative tasks on remote computers but WMI also supplies management data to other parts of the operating system and products.Also can be used in all Windows-based applications, and is most useful in enterprise applications and administrative scripts.
Click Start, click Run, type wmimgmt.msc, and then click OK.
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