System.Management 8.0.0

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dotnet add package System.Management --version 8.0.0
NuGet\Install-Package System.Management -Version 8.0.0
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<PackageReference Include="System.Management" Version="8.0.0" />
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paket add System.Management --version 8.0.0
#r "nuget: System.Management, 8.0.0"
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// Install System.Management as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=System.Management&version=8.0.0

// Install System.Management as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=System.Management&version=8.0.0


Provides access to a rich set of management information and management events about the system, devices, and applications instrumented to the Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) infrastructure. Not supported on other platforms.

Key Features

  • Consume Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) data and events
  • High performance extensible event mechanism

How to Use

Retrieve management information

using System.Management;

// Get the WMI class
ManagementClass managementClass = new("Win32_Processor");

// Loop through the WMI class instances and print the processor information found
foreach (ManagementObject managementObject in managementClass.GetInstances())
    Console.WriteLine("--- Processor information ---");
    Console.WriteLine($"Name: {managementObject["Name"]}");
    Console.WriteLine($"Architecture: {managementObject["Architecture"]}");

Query management information via the SelectQuery type

using System.Management;

// Search for win32 services with a stopped state
SelectQuery selectQuery = new("Win32_Service", "State = 'Stopped'");
ManagementObjectSearcher managementObjectSearcher = new(selectQuery);

foreach (ManagementObject service in managementObjectSearcher.Get())

Main Types

The main types provided by this library are:

  • System.Management.ManagementClass
  • System.Management.ManagementObject
  • System.Management.SelectQuery

Additional Documentation

Feedback & Contributing

System.Management is released as open source under the MIT license. Bug reports and contributions are welcome at the GitHub repository.

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