Win32_Registry

The Win32_Registry class represents the system registry on a Win32 computer system.

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Properties

Most WMI properties are read-only. You can only read values but not change them. Few properties are also writeable. You can assign new values to those properties.

Writeable properties are marked with this icon:   

Caption

Data type String

The Caption property is a short textual description (one-line string) of the object.

CurrentSize

Data type UInt32

The CurrentSize property indicates the current physical size of the Win32 registry.

Example 10.

Description

Data type String

The Description property provides a textual description of the object.

InstallDate

Data type DateTime

The InstallDate property is datetime value indicating when the object was installed. A lack of a value does not indicate that the object is not installed.

MaximumSize

Data type UInt32

The MaximumSize property indicates the maximum size of the Win32 registry. If the system is successful in using the ProposedSize member, MaximumSize should contain the same value.

Name

Data type String

The Name property indicates the name of the Win32 Registry. Maximum length is 256 characters.

Example: Microsoft Windows NT Workstation|C:\WINNT40|\Device\Harddisk0\partition1

  ProposedSize

Data type UInt32

The ProposedSize property indicates the proposed size of the Win32 registry. It is the only registry setting that can be modified, and its proposal is attempted the next time the system boots.

Recursive

Data type Boolean

StartFileName

Data type String

Status

Data type String

The Status property is a string indicating the current status of the object. Various operational and non-operational statuses can be defined. Operational statuses are “OK”, “Degraded” and “Pred Fail”. “Pred Fail” indicates that an element may be functioning properly but predicting a failure in the near future. An example is a SMART-enabled hard drive. Non-operational statuses can also be specified. These are “Error”, “Starting”, “Stopping” and “Service”. The latter, “Service”, could apply during mirror-resilvering of a disk, reload of a user permissions list, or other administrative work. Not all such work is on-line, yet the managed element is neither “OK” nor in one of the other states.

'OK','Error','Degraded','Unknown','Pred Fail','Starting','Stopping','Service','Stressed','NonRecover','No Contact','Lost Comm'

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Content last updated: 2013-12-27 12:25:20 (UTC).

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