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Get-WmiObject -class Win32_InstalledStoreProgram

Can anyone tell me how to return "Version" in a variable with the following command: Get-WmiObject -class Win32_InstalledStoreProgram | Where-Object name -eq Microsoft.VP9VideoExtensions

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Posted by: Kiyolaka 2 months ago
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Is the package you're trying to query listed when you run get-appx package? I would try to avoid get-wmiobject or wmic.exe whenever possible as Microsoft has discussed plans to remove them in the near future
As far as getting a specific property as a return from a command, you'd want to look at the property names (likely name and version) and then add | select-object - property name, version ... Etc Above example would pull both the name and version property.Select-object -property version.. would display only the version. And so on
Also, usually not all properties are automatically displayed when you run a command you can often pipe the command to | fl .. to see all properties associated with an object.
I.e. get-appxpackage | fl ,Would show you all possible properties and their values. From that return you can find which properties you want to cherry pick using select-object -property 


You can also specify a command return as a variable.

(The code for this might not be fully accurate as on mobile)

But something along the lines of the following should work

$productversion=(Get-WmiObject -class Win32_InstalledStoreProgram | Where-Object name -eq Microsoft.VP9VideoExtension)

And you could then call $productversion.version


$productversion=(Get-WmiObject -class Win32_InstalledStoreProgram | Where-Object name -eq Microsoft.VP9VideoExtension).version 

To get the value directly as a variable





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