On a Windows 11 machine, knowing the model number of your computer or laptop may be helpful in a few scenarios. For example, you want to upgrade your system component (memory, hard drive, display, and power supply). Using the model number, you can search the internet to obtain a compatible replacement. If your PC is not working and you want to troubleshoot the problem, you need technical support. It is handy to maintain the inventory of the device properly.
A lot of computer manufacturers usually affix a sticker to find this information on your laptop or desktop. Apart from that, Windows 11 offers at least two ways to find the model number and serial number (service tag) of your computer or laptop. Using System Information, or Windows PowerShell on Windows 11, you can quickly note down the serial number or service tag.
In this gearupwindows article, we will guide you to find out the model number of your device, whether it’s Dell, HP, Lenovo, Acer, or from another make. These methods are the following:-
- View the PC model number with System Information
- Find out the PC model number using PowerShell
How to View PC model number with System Information?
To find or view the computer model number using System Information, use the following steps:-
Step 1. Click the
Step 2. From the available search results, click on the top entry “System Information” to open the System Information window.
Step 3. In the left sidebar of the System Information window, select
Step 4. On the right side pane, you can find the model number of your computer or laptop beside the “System Model” item.
How to Check the PC Model Number and Serial Number using PowerShell?
Using PowerShell in Windows 11, you can check the desktop or laptop model number as well as the serial number. Here is how to do it.
Step 1. Open Windows PowerShell on your Windows 11 computer.
Step 2. In the Windows PowerShell window, type the following and hit
Get-CimInstance -ClassName Win32_ComputerSystem
Step 3. Among the several options, the output also includes the model number under the “Model” field.
Step 4. To view the serial number of your PC using PowerShell, again type the following command and hit
Get-CimInstance -ClassName Win32_bios
The output includes BIOSversion, manufacturer as well as Serial Number. You can view your computer serial number beside the “SerialNumber” field.