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Win32-BootConfiguration - WMI Powershell sample

The foundations for Manageability in Windows 2019/2016/2012/2008 and Windows 10/7/XP are Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI; formerly WBEM) and WMI extensions for Windows Driver Model (WDM).

ActiveXperts Network Monitor provides the ability to build monitor check routines based on WMI. ActiveXperts has collected more than a hundred WMI samples. You can use these samples as a base for new check routines you can write yourself.

On this site, you can find many WMI samples.

The Win32_BootConfiguration WMI class can be used in ActiveXperts Network Monitor to monitor your servers.



The Win32_BootConfiguration WMI class represents the boot configuration of a Windows system.


  # wmi-getbootconfiguration.ps1
# demonstrates the use of the Win32_BootConfiguration WMI class
# Thomas Lee -
# Get Boot configuration from WMI
$boot = Get-WMIObject Win32_BootConfiguration
# Display information
"Boot Directory     : {0}" -f $boot.bootdirectory
"Caption            : {0}" -f $boot.caption
"Description        : {0}" -f $boot.description
"Last Drive         : {0}" -f $boot.lastdrive
"Scratch Directory  : {0}" -f $boot.scratchdirectory
"Temp Directory     : {0}" -f $boot.tempdirectory