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Get Your PC Model, Serial And More With Command Prompt (CMD) In Windows & Ubuntu

A few days Back, I published a blog post about How to Create WiFi Hotspot In Windows Without any 3rd party software. There I used Command line in CMD. However, I mentioned that blog post here, Because Now I am going to share another Command line that will help you to know what is your computer model? What is your computer Serial number? Manufacturer, System Type and few more.

Note that: The command I shared here, Only work on Microsoft Windows operating PC. Here I’m using Win 8.1 and hope will work on earlier Windows version also.

There can be many reason, You want to find your computer model and Serial Number and so on. A few days back, When I got a problem on my Asus A43E, I contact with a technical support member and he asked me to provide the Serial Number of my Laptop before he can log my request.

As a guy from Techie Background and Computer Science Student, I knew How to find Serial number, Model and others. After that, I thought you may also want to know this, So You can also provide the data when needed. Here is the command line to find your Laptop/PC model, Serial, Manufacturer and few more.

How To Find The Model, Serial and Other Stuff on your Computer?

The quick and simplest way to find your computer’s serial number and model is, Looking back or finding the manufacturer sticker. The manufacturer sticker you can find on the backside of your laptop and in desktop try looking at the more harder place to reach.


Find serial number manufacturer using CMD

The alternative way is, using CMD (Command Prompt) and run simple command. To do that, Follow the instructions below: First Open Command Prompt by pressing WindowsKey + r and then type cmd and hit Enter.

Now run the following command:

wmic computersystem get model,name,manufacturer,systemtype

This command will print your computer’s Name, System Type and Manufacturer. You can also run the command below to find your computer model and vendor:

wmic csproduct get vendor, version

Above these thow command won’t print the serial number, You can find your computer serial number by running the command below:

wmic csproduct get name, identifyingnumber

The commands above will work Win XP, 7, 8 and 8.1.

How To Display System Information In Ubuntu

If you are using an Debian based Linux distribution (i.e. Ubuntu or Linux Mint), Then it become more easier to display your PC or laptop’s system information including Manufacturer, Product name, Product Version, SKU and a lot more other stuff.

Below Is the instructions of displaying system information in your Ubuntu or Linux based distribution:

To get system information including model numbers, SKU, Product Version and other in Ubuntu, You need to open Terminal by Pressing Ctrl + Alt + t or Open dash and search for terminal application.

Now type the command below to get detailed system information of your PC or Laptop:

sudo dmidecode | grep -A 9 "System Information"

Get System Information In Ubuntu

To display SKU type the follwing:

sudo dmidecode | grep 'SKU Number' | head -1

Hope you find this useful and don’t hesitate to ask me any question via the discussion box below.

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