The Windows Management Instrumentation Command-line named WMIC can be used with Command Prompt utility in Administrator mode.
To view the command usage or help in detail use /?.
Examples:
– when the sticker from your computer or laptop is missing;
C:\WINDOWS\system32>wmic csproduct
– to see all service packs, patches or hotfixes installed on the remote machine;
C:\WINDOWS\system32>wmic /node:'HOME' qfe GET description, hotfixid, installedby, installedon,servicepackineffect
– to manage user account with a more advanced level;
C:\WINDOWS\system32>wmic useraccount
– to see all the installed services on your computer;
C:\WINDOWS\system32>wmic service
– to create output files ( /output and /format);
C:\WINDOWS\system32>wmic /output:C:\services.htm service get /format:hform

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