Win32 classes, such as Win32_NetworkAdapter or Win32_Process, monitor and manage system hardware and features. Generally, these classes are located in the root\cimv2 WMI namespace. The following table lists the Win32 class categories.
|Computer System Hardware Classes||Hardware-related objects.|
|Installed Applications Classes||Software-related objects.|
|Operating System Classes||Operating system related objects.|
|Performance Counter Classes||Raw and calculated performance data from performance counters.|
|Security Descriptor Helper Class||Class that provides methods to convert security descriptors between different formats.|
|WMI Service Management Classes||Management for WMI.|