CInstance::GetWORD method (instance.h)

[The CInstance class is part of the WMI Provider Framework which is now considered in final state, and no further development, enhancements, or updates will be available for non-security related issues affecting these libraries. The MI APIs should be used for all new development.]

The GetWORD method retrieves a WORD property.


bool GetWORD(
        LPCWSTR name,
  [ref] WORD &  w



Name of the WORD property retrieved.

[ref] w

Buffer that receives the WORD property.

Return value

Returns TRUE if the operation was successful and FALSE if an attempt was made to retrieve a property that is not a type that is WORD-compatible or a property that does not exist. More information is available in the log file, Framework.log.


Minimum supported client Windows Vista
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2008
Target Platform Windows
Header instance.h (include FwCommon.h)
Library FrameDyn.lib
DLL FrameDynOS.dll; FrameDyn.dll