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MOF File Format

Windows Management Object file

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MOF is a file extension for a Windows Management Object file format. MOF files created in the Managed Object Format have syntax based on Microsoft Visual C++.  MOF files can be compiled into the Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) repository using mofcomp.exe.

MOF files often have a partner DLL (dynamic link library) file that stores data needed for retrieval in the MOF file.


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This was last updated in August 2010
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