Windows 10 has great features and it is still the most used operating system. It lets you have full control over your computer. For some reason, you might want to check your PC’s serial number assigned to your PC/Laptop. Sometimes this can be useful when looking for the Windows activation key, so here’s what you need to know.
What are the importance of your PC’s serial number? If you have tried contacting your manufacturer’s support helpdesk, you’ll be asked by them about your computer serial number so they can better understand the system and also if the warranty is still on.
Most of the time, you can easily see the serial number at the back of the computer, sometimes the battery, if removable. Or you can see it on the warranty card, or even the sticker, but this is not always the case. So I’ll show you how to find it inside the computer itself, read on.
How To Get your PC’s Serial Number With Command Prompt
Some prefers accessing the machine’s BIOS to get their computer serial number, though that’s a long method. But in this article, I’ve explained a better method, and also faster. It will be through Command Prompt. Let’s see how to find PC’s serial number via Command Prompt.
#1. Open Command Prompt with Windows + R, type ‘CMD‘.
#2. Now ‘Run as administrator’.
#3. Type this command, or copy and paste it, then execute.
– wmic bios get SerialNumber
#4. Then the serial number will show instantly.
#5. Also, you can find it with Powershell, simply run it as Administrator.
#6. Enter the command and execute.
– Get-WmiObject win32_bios | select Serialnumber
That’s it! You are done. This is how you can find your Windows PC’s serial number.
I hope you were able to find your PC’s serial number in 2020 for the purpose you need it for. If so, please share this post so it can help more lives.