CInstance::GetCHString method

[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 GetCHString method retrieves a string property.


Platform::Boolean GetCHString(
  LPCWSTR    name,
  CHString & str



Name of the string property retrieved.


Buffer to receive the string property.

Return Value

Returns TRUE if the operation was successful and FALSE if an attempt was made to retrieve a nonstring property or a nonexistent property. More information is available in the log file, Framework.log.


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