I'm trying to determine the computer model (e.g., "Optiplex 9010") in a batch script running in the context of Windows PE 3.1. When running Windows proper, I can do this using
wmic csproduct or
wmic bios but neither of these return any data when running Windows PE. (This also seems to be true of most or all other classes.)
I've already installed the
winpe-wmi.cab package to support WMI. Using
wmic path instead of an alias makes no difference.
How can I make my
wmic commands work?
It turns out that most
wmic commands, including both
wmic csproduct and
wmic bios, will work if you install the
winpe-scripting.cab package in addition to the