Disk Serial Number'�Using the WMI Scripting Library


' Retreives the drive serial number in a Win32 system.
' This is a great example of how to use the WMI scripting library.
'
' The latest version of the library can be downloaded from Microsoft.
'
' The WMI Scripting type library must be referenced to use this routine.
'
' to add the WMI Scripting type library to the project references
'
'   1.Select References from the Project menu.
'
'   2.In the Available References dialog box, select Microsoft WBEM
'     Scripting V1.0 Library or Microsoft WMI Scripting V1.1
'     Library (whichever appears).
'
'   3.If no suitable option appears in the Available References list,
'      add it by using the Browse button in the References dialog
'      box. The Browse button opens an Add Reference dialog box
'      that enables you to locate the WbemScripting type library.
'      The WbemScripting type library resides in the file
'      Wbemdisp.tlb in the Wbem installation directory. on
'      computers with the Windows 98 operating system, this type
'      library is located in the WindowsSystemWbem directory.
'     On computers with the Microsoft. Windows NT./Windows 2000
'      operating system, this type library is located in the
'      WinntSystem32Wbem directory.
'
'   4.Select the file and click Open. Microsoft WBEM Scripting V1.0
'      Library or Microsoft WMI Scripting V1.1 Library appears on
'      the references list.
' Make sure you select the check the box next to this item in the list.
'
'
Sub main()
'
  set objinst = GetObject("WinMgmts::Win32_LogicalDisk='C:'")
  MsgBox (GetObject "WinMgmts::Win32_LogicalDisk='C:'").
          VolumeSerialNumber)
'
End Sub



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