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Determine the Platform Type

The following steps describe how to determine if the platform is a desktop or a laptop computer.

1.  Find the instance of CIM_ComputerSystem representing the managed system, as described in Discovering CIM_ComputerSystem.

2.  Examine the CIM_ComputerSystem.Dedicated property. If its value is “32”, the platform is a Desktop; if the value is 33, the platform is a Laptop.

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$computerSystemRef =$wsmanConnectionObject.NewReference("SELECT * FROM CIM_ComputerSystem WHERE Name='ManagedSystem'")

$computerSystemInstance =$computerSystemRef.Get()

$dedicated =$computerSystemInstance.GetProperty("Dedicated")



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