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

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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

78 Comments on Find Model Number and Serial Number Of Your Computer Using DOS Commands

  1. Hassam
    June 3, 2012 at 9:39 pm (7 years ago)

    thanks your awesome, worked for my Asus U80A

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  2. Shoshon
    March 7, 2012 at 8:38 pm (7 years ago)

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

    Reply
  3. hendi
    October 8, 2011 at 7:57 pm (8 years ago)

    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.

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  4. gedi
    September 12, 2011 at 10:21 pm (8 years ago)

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

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  5. ramesh
    July 30, 2011 at 11:49 am (8 years ago)

    it’s working

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  6. Veeraragavan
    June 27, 2011 at 3:10 pm (8 years ago)

    Microsoft(R) Windows DOS
    (C)Copyright Microsoft Corp 1990-2001.
    C:\DOCUME~1\USER>wmic bios get serialnumber
    ERROR: Code = 0x80070422
    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 = 0x80070422
    Description = The service cannot be started, either because it is disabled or be
    cause it has no enabled devices associated with it.
    Facility = Win32

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  7. Mark
    June 18, 2011 at 7:49 am (8 years ago)

    THANK YOU! Works perfect Win 7 Ultimate 64B

    Reply
  8. Vivek Ahlawat
    May 29, 2011 at 7:50 pm (8 years ago)

    Computer Serial Number short key for command promt.

    Reply
  9. Copyman
    May 15, 2011 at 11:29 am (8 years ago)

    Worked perfectly on my Acer 5630.

    Reply
  10. subbu
    May 6, 2011 at 2:47 pm (8 years ago)

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

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  11. blah
    March 29, 2011 at 8:36 am (8 years ago)

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

    Reply
  12. cathryn
    March 15, 2011 at 5:37 am (8 years ago)

    wait, where do i run the command??

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  13. goutam
    March 9, 2011 at 12:55 am (8 years ago)

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

    Windows Management Instrumentation Command.

    Reply
  14. ajith
    March 8, 2011 at 3:10 am (8 years ago)

    thanks, very helpful …

    Reply
  15. Alan
    February 16, 2011 at 10:06 am (8 years ago)

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

    Reply
  16. MinThein
    February 3, 2011 at 2:57 pm (8 years ago)

    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…..

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  17. madhu
    January 17, 2011 at 4:51 pm (8 years ago)

    thanks a lot

    Reply
  18. noor
    January 9, 2011 at 1:19 am (8 years ago)

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

    Reply
  19. marivn
    December 14, 2010 at 11:44 am (9 years ago)

    thanks its was very useful indeed……

    Reply
  20. Diane
    December 8, 2010 at 10:11 pm (9 years ago)

    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

    Reply
  21. Hardeep
    November 7, 2010 at 7:46 pm (9 years ago)

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

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  22. Giri
    October 26, 2010 at 5:15 pm (9 years ago)

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

    its a wonderful work

    keeping going on

    Reply
  23. ERNEST
    October 13, 2010 at 1:47 pm (9 years ago)

    JUST WONDERFUL..

    Reply
  24. Zekkus
    August 24, 2010 at 6:52 pm (9 years ago)

    Great help! Thanks a lot!

    Reply
  25. irex
    August 21, 2010 at 5:12 pm (9 years ago)

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

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  26. Russ
    August 19, 2010 at 10:15 pm (9 years ago)

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

    Reply
  27. AusMounty
    August 10, 2010 at 11:48 pm (9 years ago)

    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.

    Reply

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