Tuesday, 29 March 2011

Finding the Model/Serial Number of your PC

Ever been asked to find the model/serial number of your PC? There is a very simple of way of obtaining this information.

Bring up a command prompt -

On Windows XP systems click Start, Run and type CMD in the box that appears followed by the Enter key.

On Windows Vista/7 Click Start, Type CMD in the Search Programs and Files box followed by the Enter key.

Enter one of the following command lines, followed by the enter key -

To get the serial number of your machine: wmic bios get serial number

To retrieve the model number: wmic csproduct getname


This will then bring up the required information for you.

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