How to get the CPU Usage of other applications? Thanks

Mon, 14 Jul 2008 18:21:44 -0700 (PDT)
Language: C++, tool: Borland C++ Builder 4.0

I have tried to search in the Internet, and found that i can use WMI,
here is an example from Internet:
  private void timer1_Tick(object sender, System.EventArgs e)
   ManagementObjectSearcher search = new
ManagementObjectSearcher("Select * from
Win32_PerfRawData_PerfOS_Processor where Name='0' ");
   foreach(ManagementObject info in search.Get())
    decimal PercentProcessorTime=0;
    ulong u_newCPU = (ulong)info["PercentProcessorTime"];
    ulong u_newNano = (ulong)info["TimeStamp_Sys100NS"];
    decimal d_newCPU = Convert.ToDecimal(u_newCPU);
    decimal d_newNano = Convert.ToDecimal(u_newNano);
    decimal d_oldCPU = Convert.ToDecimal(u_oldCPU);
    decimal d_oldNano = Convert.ToDecimal(u_oldNano);

    PercentProcessorTime =
     (1 - ((d_newCPU-d_oldCPU)/(d_newNano - d_oldNano)))*100m;

    u_oldCPU = u_newCPU;
    u_oldNano = u_newNano;

    this.Text = PercentProcessorTime.ToString("N"); //=CF=D4=CA=BE=B5=BD=

but i am writing Borland C++ Builder program, so i wrote:

GetWmiInfo(Memo1->Lines, "select * from
win32_PerfFormattedData_PerfProc_Process where name = 'explorer");

void GetWmiInfo(TStrings *lpList, WideString wsClass)

  IWbemLocator *pWbemLocator = NULL;
  if(CoCreateInstance(CLSID_WbemAdministrativeLocator, NULL,
(void**)&pWbemLocator) == S_OK)
     IWbemServices *pWbemServices = NULL;
     WideString wsNamespace = (L"root\\cimv2");
     if(pWbemLocator->ConnectServer(wsNamespace, NULL, NULL, NULL, 0,
NULL, NULL, &pWbemServices) == S_OK)
        IEnumWbemClassObject *pEnumClassObject = NULL;
        WideString wsWQL=L"WQL", wsQuery= wsClass;//
WideString(L"Select * from ")+wsClass;
        if(pWbemServices->ExecQuery(wsWQL, wsQuery,
           IWbemClassObject *pClassObject = NULL;
           ULONG uCount = 1, uReturned;
           if(pEnumClassObject->Reset() == S_OK)
              int iEnumIdx = 0;
              while(pEnumClassObject->Next(WBEM_INFINITE, uCount,
&pClassObject, &uReturned) == S_OK)
                 lpList->Add("---------------- ["+IntToStr(iEnumIdx)
+"] -----------------");

                 SAFEARRAY *pvNames = NULL;
                 if(pClassObject->GetNames(NULL, WBEM_FLAG_ALWAYS |
                    long vbl, vbu;
                    SafeArrayGetLBound(pvNames, 1, &vbl);
                    SafeArrayGetUBound(pvNames, 1, &vbu);
                    for(long idx=vbl; idx<=vbu; idx++)
                       long aidx = idx;
                       wchar_t *wsName = 0;
                       VARIANT vValue;
                       SafeArrayGetElement(pvNames, &aidx, &wsName);

                       BSTR bs = SysAllocString(wsName);
                       HRESULT hRes = pClassObject->Get(bs, 0,
&vValue, NULL, 0);

                       if(hRes == S_OK)
                          AnsiString s;
                          Variant v = *(Variant*)&vValue;
                             for(int i=v.ArrayLowBound();
i<=v.ArrayHighBound(); i++)
                                Variant a = v.GetElement(i);
                                  s+=", ";
                             s = VarToStr(v);


But i found that the value TimeStamp_Sys100NS i get is NULL, so i
cannot make a calculation like the example one, can anyone tell me why?

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