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OR Statement in WMI Filter

Posted on 2013-01-30
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I currently have a WMI query that applies to all computers but a specific model.

Select * From Win32_ComputerSystem WHERE NOT Model LIKE "%Latitude D610%"

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How can I change this for more than one model? For example, how can I exclude two or three other models in this same filter?
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Question by:Joseph Moody
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something like this?
Select * From Win32_ComputerSystem WHERE NOT Model LIKE "%Latitude D610%" AND NOT Model LIKE "%Latitude 2%"
AND NOT Model LIKE "%Latitude 3%"
AND NOT Model LIKE "%Latitude 4%"

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by:Joseph Moody
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Great!

I was doing OR and not AND. Thank you.
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by:sedgwick
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use ExecQuery to run dynamic sql query instead of concatenate hardcoded all the models:
dim query = "Select * From Win32_ComputerSystem WHERE"
modelsArray = Array("Latitude D610", "Latitude D2", "Latitude D3")
For Each model In modelsArray
  query = query & " AND NOT Model LIKE ""%" & model & "%""
Next

query = Replace(query ,"WHERE AND","WHERE")

Set objWMIService = GetObject("winmgmts:" _
    & "{impersonationLevel=impersonate}!\\" & strComputer & "\root\cimv2")

Set colItems = objWMIService.ExecQuery(query)

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