PowerTip: Find WMI Parent Class with PowerShell


Summary: Use Windows PowerShell to easily find a WMI parent class.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I use Windows PowerShell to find what parent class a particular WMI class derives from?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Use the Get-CimClass cmdlet, and select the CimSuperClassName property, for example:

(Get-Cimclass win32_bios).CimSuperClassName

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