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Execute WQL with PowerShell

Q: How can I use PowerShell to query WMI Query Language?

A: If you want to use PowerShell to run a WMI Query Language (WQL) statement, you can use the following approach in which you replace $query with your own WQL statement:

$query = 'select TotalPhysicalMemory from Win32_ComputerSystem'
get-wmiobject -query $query -Namespace "root\CIMV2"

 

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