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2 years ago @ NoGeekLeftBehind.com - OS Version Queries for... · 0 replies · +2 points

Bastiaan, thanks for the tip!

WBEMTEST.EXE is great!
For example, when viewing the Win32_Operatingsystem(CIM_Operating) class, if you look at the Win32_OperatingSystem=@ class and show the MOF, you get a ton of great information:

instance of Win32_OperatingSystem
{
BootDevice = "DeviceHarddiskVolume2";
BuildNumber = "17763";
BuildType = "Multiprocessor Free";
Caption = "Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise";
CodeSet = "1252";
CountryCode = "1";
CreationClassName = "Win32_OperatingSystem";
CSCreationClassName = "Win32_ComputerSystem";
CSName = "WIN10VM";
CurrentTimeZone = -300;
DataExecutionPrevention_32BitApplications = TRUE;
DataExecutionPrevention_Available = TRUE;
DataExecutionPrevention_Drivers = TRUE;
DataExecutionPrevention_SupportPolicy = 2;
Debug = FALSE;
Description = "";
Distributed = FALSE;
EncryptionLevel = 256;
ForegroundApplicationBoost = 2;
FreePhysicalMemory = "1298292";
FreeSpaceInPagingFiles = "9639388";
FreeVirtualMemory = "4448960";
InstallDate = "20190806144618.000000-300";
LastBootUpTime = "20200203151512.519093-300";
LocalDateTime = "20200213153508.759000-300";
Locale = "0409";
Manufacturer = "Microsoft Corporation";
MaxNumberOfProcesses = 4294967295;
MaxProcessMemorySize = "137438953344";
MUILanguages = {"en-US"};
Name = "Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise|C:WINDOWS|DeviceHarddisk0Partition4";
NumberOfProcesses = 324;
NumberOfUsers = 9;
OperatingSystemSKU = 4;
Organization = "Virtual Machine";
OSArchitecture = "64-bit";
OSLanguage = 1033;
OSProductSuite = 256;
OSType = 18;
PortableOperatingSystem = FALSE;
Primary = TRUE;
ProductType = 1;
RegisteredUser = "Joe User";
SerialNumber = "00329-10331-12345-AABB2";
ServicePackMajorVersion = 0;
ServicePackMinorVersion = 0;
SizeStoredInPagingFiles = "10912052";
Status = "OK";
SuiteMask = 272;
SystemDevice = "DeviceHarddiskVolume4";
SystemDirectory = "C:WINDOWSsystem32";
SystemDrive = "C:";
TotalVirtualMemorySize = "19130716";
TotalVisibleMemorySize = "8218664";
Version = "10.0.17763";
WindowsDirectory = "C:WINDOWS";
};

For an introduction into WBEMTEST.EXE, check out this link: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/configmgr/develo...

-Tim

5 years ago @ NoGeekLeftBehind.com - Move Over Belarc · 0 replies · +1 points

Unfortunately, it looks like the freeware SIW Home Edition has been discontinued. :-(

5 years ago @ NoGeekLeftBehind.com - Download - Visio Stenc... · 0 replies · +1 points

Thanks Rob!

5 years ago @ NoGeekLeftBehind.com - PowerShell - Move AD F... · 0 replies · +2 points

Good point, Chad.

5 years ago @ NoGeekLeftBehind.com - Updated List of OS Ver... · 0 replies · +1 points

You're right Kevin, I should add that.

5 years ago @ NoGeekLeftBehind.com - Upgrading SQL Evaluati... · 0 replies · +1 points

Great tip, Richard! Thanks for sharing!

5 years ago @ NoGeekLeftBehind.com - Upgrading SQL Evaluati... · 0 replies · +1 points

With SQL Server 2014 just mount the ISO and open the Default.ini key (in place of Step 1). This is a tip that some previous commenters pointed out.

5 years ago @ NoGeekLeftBehind.com - Microsoft MVP Award fo... · 0 replies · +1 points

Thanks Ahren, stay warm up in the great white north!