While a lot of people don’t care much about the serial number on Windows 10 laptops and more it is something which is really needed when you want to claim your warranty or you need to contact the support team. In addition to this, the serial number also allows you to get the complete information on your laptop or PC that includes your model number and more. Some online shopping websites also need the serial number if you want to exchange your Laptop or PC with some other laptop or electronic device.
The easiest way to get your serial number is to check the stickers on your computer. But what if you’ve removed the stickers that had your serial number? In such scenarios, checking your serial number using the Command Prompt is the best option but a lot of people don’t know how it’s done. Hence in this guide, we are going to show you How to find Windows PC serial number using Command Prompt. Without waiting further, let’s get started.
How to find Windows PC serial number using Command Prompt
Step 1: Open Command Prompt on your Windows 10 system. To bring up Command Prompt simply use the search bar and type “Command Prompt” and it’ll be displayed on your search results. Alternatively, you can also open the run app and launch Command Prompt by typing “cmd” in the text box.
Step 2: Once Command Prompt is running type the following command:
- wmic bios get SerialNumber
Step 3: Press Enter and the serial number will be displayed on your screen.
Step 4: To export the serial number as a text file for future use, type the following command.
- wmic bios get SerialNumber > D:ReshareItFiles
That’s all! Doing this will get you the serial number for your computer. Make sure you replace “Reshareit files” with a real location where you want to export the text file if you want the command to work properly. Before you go, don’t forget to check out more Windows 10 guides here.