PowerTip: Find Information About Attached Mice

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Summary: Use Windows PowerShell to find information about mice attached to your system.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I use Windows PowerShell to return information about mice on my system?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Query the Win32_PointingDevice WMI class. You can use the Get-WmiObject cmdlet, as shown here.

Get-WmiObject win32_pointingdevice

On Windows PowerShell 3.0, use the Get-CimInstance cmdlet, as shown here.

Get-CimInstance win32_pointingdevice



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