Find Computer Model Information With The Command Prompt / PowerShell

Adam Alter
Adam Alter Last Updated: May 19, 2022


Software: Windows 8 & 10 | Last modified on 2018-06-18


A guide to finding information about the computer model with the Command Prompt or PowerShell.

Find the computer manufacturer & model information


  1. Open the Command Prompt (Admin) or PowerShell (Admin).
  2. The following commands are available for finding information about the manufacturer and model:

    • wmic csproduct get vendor, version lists the vendor and corresponding version.

    • wmic computersystem get model,name,manufacturer,systemtype lists the manufacturer, model, name & system type.


Find the laptop model information


  1. Open the Command Prompt (Admin) or PowerShell (Admin).
  2. The following command is available for finding information about the model:

    • wmic computersystem get model lists the laptop model and corresponding version.


Find the BIOS Version


  1. Open the Command Prompt (Admin) or PowerShell (Admin).
  2. The following command is available for finding information about the installed BIOS version:

    • wmic bios get manufacturer, smbiosbiosversion lists the manufacturer and installed BIOS version.

Adam Alter
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Adam Alter is an Associate Professor of Marketing and Psychology at New York University’s Stern School of Business, and the author of Drunk Tank Pink, a New York Times bestseller about the forces that shape how we think, feel, and behave, and Irresistible, a book about the rise of tech addiction and what we should do about it.


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