Get-pnpdevice in Windows 8.1

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  • #101073

    Pj
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    Is there any way to get this cmdlet in windows 8.1? If not what would the alternative be for this line...

    Get-PnpDevice -Class Ports -FriendlyName MOXA* | Select-Object -Property FriendlyName
    
  • #101076

    Jon
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    get-pnpdevice is getting it's information from TypeName: Microsoft.Management.Infrastructure.CimInstance#ROOT/cimv2/Win32_PnPEntity

    So you could use cim or wmi cmdlets to call win32_pnpentity

  • #101079

    Pj
    Participant

    With that information I have arrived at the following for a replacement string. Thanks for the fast answer

    $filter = 'Moxa UPort Com Port'
    $MoxaPorts = Get-WmiObject win32_pnpentity -Filter "name LIKE '%$filter%'" | Select-Object Name
    return $MoxaPorts
    
    • #101088

      js
      Participant

      I was going to suggest this, but other properties get returned anyway, lol.

      get-wmiobject -query "select name from win32_pnpentity where name like '%$filter%'"
      

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