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Find Model Number and Serial Number Of Your Computer Using DOS Commands

Command-prompt

Desktops and Laptops purchased from manufactures like DELL, IBM, etc comes with a serial number(or service tag) and a model name. If you ever loose this information, then you can use MS DOS commands to retrieve the information

To retrieve serial number of the computer run the following command

wmic bios get serialnumber

To retrieve model name of the computer run the following command

wmic csproduct get name

  • Hassam

    thanks your awesome, worked for my Asus U80A

  • Shoshon

    Not juctwmic csproduct get namebut,wmic csproduct get name, identifyingnumber

  • hendi

    how can I get computer unique number (like mother board id or other unique serial number) from dos prompt ?? because I want protect my software (use dataflex under dos) so cannot copy by other user without authority. Many Thanks.

  • gedi

    hi guys i how can u help me to find the model of my CPU how can i know give me the instructions

  • ramesh

    it’s working

  • Veeraragavan

    Microsoft(R) Windows DOS
    (C)Copyright Microsoft Corp 1990-2001.
    C:\DOCUME~1\USER>wmic bios get serialnumber
    ERROR: Code = 0×80070422
    Description = The service cannot be started, either because it is disabled or be
    cause it has no enabled devices associated with it.
    Facility = Win32
    C:\DOCUME~1\USER>wmic csproduct get name
    ERROR:Code = 0×80070422
    Description = The service cannot be started, either because it is disabled or be
    cause it has no enabled devices associated with it.
    Facility = Win32

  • Mark

    THANK YOU! Works perfect Win 7 Ultimate 64B

  • Vivek Ahlawat

    Computer Serial Number short key for command promt.

  • Copyman

    Worked perfectly on my Acer 5630.

  • subbu

    hi
    how to find product type like dell t3500..is there any WMI call..

  • blah

    worked for my toshiba satellite even after i upgraded to windows 7

  • cathryn

    wait, where do i run the command??

  • goutam

    the whole thing is very easy…………
    dr r whole lot of commands r available for “WMIC”.

    Windows Management Instrumentation Command.

  • ajith

    thanks, very helpful …

  • http://www.security.id.au Alan

    ..thanks, you just saved me a two hour trip just to log a warranty call, thanks again

  • MinThein

    My computer is not working sound system. I need motherboard driver, so i must be download . But i don’t know computer modal number serial number.. How can i try? Pls…..

  • madhu

    thanks a lot

  • noor

    thank u ..this is wonderful..nd worked on my pc..really good

  • marivn

    thanks its was very useful indeed……

  • Diane

    Thank you so much! It worked on my local pc! Is there a way to do this remotely without disturbing the EUC? That would really help. :D

  • Hardeep

    Thanks for share information . it is very usefull for me again thanks

  • Giri

    Thanks, this is very use ful every one who are using desktops and laptops

    its a wonderful work

    keeping going on

  • ERNEST

    JUST WONDERFUL..

  • Zekkus

    Great help! Thanks a lot!

  • irex

    i cant find any thing , plx help anyone to find model number of my system

  • Russ

    How could I pass the results of the serial number to a batch file?…by the way, works great!

  • AusMounty

    Some years ago I used to use a package ctbios which I found on wimsbios.com. Not sure if the site is still up but can’t hurt to look.