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How to find your device model name and serial number in Windows

Get the Device model name.

In the tutorial I explain how you can request the Device model name in PowerShell and in Command Prompt.

Command Prompt commands can also run in PowerShell.


Get the Device model name in PowerShell.

  • Go to Start,
  • Search for PowerShell,
  • Copy and paste the following cmdlet.
Get-WmiObject -Class Win32_ComputerSystemProduct

Run the cmdlet.

Get the Device model name in PowerShell.
Get the Device model name in PowerShell.

Get the Device model name in Command Prompt.

  • Go to Start,
  • Search for Command Prompt,
  • Copy and paste the following cmdlet.
wmic csproduct get name

Run the cmdlet.

Get the Device model name in Command Prompt.
Get the Device model name in Command Prompt.

Get the BIOS serial number.

As we did for Device model name, we’ll do the same for the BIOS Serial number. The are steps for both PowerShell and Command Prompt.

You can also run the Command Prompt cmdlet in PowerShell itself.


Get the BIOS Serial number in PowerShell.

  • Go to Start,
  • Search for PowerShell,
  • Copy and paste the following cmdlet.
Get-WmiObject -Class Win32_BIOS

Run the cmdlet.

Get the BIOS Serial number in PowerShell.
Get the BIOS Serial number in PowerShell.

Get the BIOS Serial number in Command Prompt.

  • Go to Start,
  • Search for Command Prompt,
  • Copy and paste the following cmdlet.
wmic bios get serialnumber

Run the cmdlet.

Get the BIOS Serial number in Command Prompt
Get the BIOS Serial number in Command Prompt.

Legacy content?

The post is originally from June 20, 2015. This content was then based on Command prompt.

Since the post still gets viewers, I have updated the content to PowerShell.

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Bas Wijdenes

My name is Bas Wijdenes and I work as a Senior Services Engineer. In my spare time I write about the error messages that I encounter during my work. I am currently occupied with Azure infrastructure and automating with PowerShell.

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