Tech Ed 2008 - Demo 3 - How do I Know Which Classes to Use

Tech Ed 2008 - Demo 3 - How do I Know Which Classes to Use

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Demo 3 – How Do I Know Which Classes to Use

In this demo I firstly used WMI Browser, which provides a GUI that can be used to visually display WMI information.  That can be downloaded from here:

I then browsed for classes in PowerShell.  I have already documented this on my blog and it can be found here:

Phew, that was a short post.



  • Hi Ben,

    Thank you so much for this post.

    I have been trying to look for a similar utility like this, and now I found your script.

    This utility would be very handy because I dont have to browse all the class first before I can make sense of what to use.

    Because of your script, I can already zero in to the classes that I want to query.

    best regards,


  • I mentioned that one of my favorite TechEd 2008 talks was Ben Pearce's talk, "Windows, PowerShell and

  • An video interview the Ben Pearce at TechEd has been posted on Technet Edge here :

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