Win32_PerfRawData_Spooler_PrintQueue - WMI sample in Powershell

The foundations for Manageability in Windows 7/2008/Vista/XP/2000 and Millennium Edition/'98 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_PerfRawData_Spooler_PrintQueue WMI class can be used in ActiveXperts Network Monitor to monitor your servers.



The Win32_PerfRawData_Spooler_PrintQueue raw data performance counter class represents raw data performance statistics about a Print Queue. This class is shown as the Print Queue object in Sysmon. The WMI source of its data is the high-performance Performance Counter Provider. The original data source is the Spooler performance library. The corresponding formatted data class is Win32_PerfFormattedData_Spooler_PrintQueue. This class was added for Windows 2000.


$computer = "LocalHost" 
$namespace = "root\CIMV2" 
Get-WmiObject -class Win32_PerfRawData_Spooler_PrintQueue -computername $computer -namespace $namespace