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ManagementBaseObject.GetPropertyValue Method

Gets an equivalent accessor to a property's value.

Namespace:  System.Management
Assembly:  System.Management (in System.Management.dll)

public Object GetPropertyValue(
	string propertyName
)

Parameters

propertyName
Type: System.String

The name of the property of interest.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
The value of the specified property.

.NET Framework Security

Full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted code. For more information, see Using Libraries from Partially Trusted Code.

The following example lists all the names of the processes running on the local computer. The code uses the GetPropertyValue method to get the process names.

using System;
using System.Management;

public class Sample 
{    
    public static void Main() 
    {

        // Get the WMI class
        ManagementClass processClass = 
            new ManagementClass("Win32_Process");

        ManagementObjectCollection classObjects;
        classObjects = processClass.GetInstances();

        foreach (ManagementObject classObject in
            classObjects)
        {
            Console.WriteLine(
                classObject.GetPropertyValue(
                "Name"));

        }
    }
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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