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I'm trying to get the length of the WMI object I have created. I've tried using .count() and .length() to no avail. Can anyone shed some light on maybe something I'm missing?

Local $oWMIService = ObjGet("winmgmts:\\localhost\root\CIMV2")
If @error Then Return SetError(@error, 0, "")
Local $oItems = $oWMIService.ExecQuery("SELECT * FROM Win32_PnPEntity WHERE Name LIKE '%(COM%)'", "WQL", 48)
MsgBox(0, "", "Number of Ports: " & $oItems)

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FireFox

Hi,
 
Maybe like this :

Local $oWMIService = ObjGet("winmgmts:\\localhost\root\CIMV2")
If @error Then Return SetError(@error, 0, "")
Local $oItems = $oWMIService.ExecQuery("SELECT * FROM Win32_PnPEntity WHERE Name LIKE '%(COM%)'", "WQL", 48)
 
Local $iCount = 0
For $oItem In $oItems
    $iCount += 1
Next
 
MsgBox(0, "", "Number of Ports: " & $iCount)

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Hi,

 

Maybe like this :

Local $oWMIService = ObjGet("winmgmts:\\localhost\root\CIMV2")
If @error Then Return SetError(@error, 0, "")
Local $oItems = $oWMIService.ExecQuery("SELECT * FROM Win32_PnPEntity WHERE Name LIKE '%(COM%)'", "WQL", 48)
 
Local $iCount = 0
For $oItem In $oItems
    $iCount += 1
Next
 
MsgBox(0, "", "Number of Ports: " & $iCount)

_

Br, FireFox.

 

Yes, that is a solution. Not the solution I was hoping for as I was hoping there would be a method for finding the length, but thank you all the same.

Edited by JonBMN

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kylomas

JonBMN,

Try this (had to alter the script to make it run and altered the query to get results)...

Local $oWMIService = ObjGet("winmgmts:\\localhost\root\CIMV2")
;If @error Then Return SetError(@error, 0, "")
;Local $oItems = $oWMIService.ExecQuery("SELECT * FROM Win32_PnPEntity WHERE Name LIKE '%(COM%)'", "WQL", 48)
Local $oItems = $oWMIService.ExecQuery("SELECT * FROM Win32_PnPEntity", "WQL") ; use default parms

ConsoleWrite($oItems.count & @LF)

See >this link for an explanation.

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Also, is there anyway to filter out certain comports, like bluetooth comports, when reading in through the WMI?

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JonBMN,

Try this (had to alter the script to make it run and altered the query to get results)...

Local $oWMIService = ObjGet("winmgmts:\\localhost\root\CIMV2")
;If @error Then Return SetError(@error, 0, "")
;Local $oItems = $oWMIService.ExecQuery("SELECT * FROM Win32_PnPEntity WHERE Name LIKE '%(COM%)'", "WQL", 48)
Local $oItems = $oWMIService.ExecQuery("SELECT * FROM Win32_PnPEntity", "WQL") ; use default parms

ConsoleWrite($oItems.count & @LF)

See >this link for an explanation.

kylomas

 

Why did you need to change the ExecQuery?

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I don't have any "%(COM%)" qualifying entries...


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I don't have any "%(COM%)" qualifying entries...

 

Ah I see, that's all I want. Also the .count() failed. Am I missing something on using this method?

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It's not "count()", it's "count"

edit: I guess you programmer types would say it's not a method it's a property

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It's not "count()", it's "count"

edit: I guess you programmer types would say it's not a method it's a property

 

Tried that first off and it didn't work and that's why I tried to put the '()'. My bad on the method - property mistake.

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The code that I posted runs on my machine (Vista).  Make sure you remove the last parm ("48") from the query.


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Try this...

Local $iCount = _GetComCount()
MsgBox(0, '', 'Number of Ports: ' & $iCount)


Func _GetComCount($sComputer = @ComputerName)
    Local $objWMI = ObjGet('winmgmts:\\' & $sComputer & '\root\CIMV2')
    If @error Or Not IsObj($objWMI) Then Return SetError(@error, 0, '')
    Local $objClass = $objWMI.InstancesOf('Win32_PnPEntity WHERE Name LIKE "%(COM%)"')
    Return $objClass.Count
EndFunc
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I'm running on windows 7 and XP. Why would you remove the '48' param? It was suggested to help read comports.

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Read the link I pointed you to.  It explains the count parameter.

edit: The "48" you are using is probably several parms combined.  You can manipulate them any way you want or use ripdad's example.  They pretty much do the same thing.

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'it's memory foot print is reduced.' which takes out the ability to use .Count. Thanks for the help kylomas.

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This thread has additional info.

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