Saturday, 22 February 2014

How to Find Dell Service Tag and Express Service Code using CMD

Dell Service Tag  or Serial Number is a unique seven digit number given to Dell products that is often found on the bottom, side, or back of the product. This Service Tag can help to identify and check your computer for online support and drivers, services and is also used to reset passwords on Dell laptop.

Dell Service Tag

How do I find the Service Tag of my Laptop?

Like you I also own a dell laptop, and for the first time I knew the importance of dell serial number when when my laptop battery gets down.
Usually, When you call DELL customer support for any assistance, they will ask for either Service Tag or Express Service Code number thereafter your call will be forwarded to technical assistant. Now suppose that you are unable to find this number on your laptop then at that time you can check it using command prompt.
You also need service tag number to download drivers and documentations from DELL support website.

To Locate Service Tag:

  • Open Command Prompt and run as an Administrator.
  • To open as Admin Right click on CMD and "Run As Administrator" or simply press ctrl+shift+enter
  • Now you are in Administrator mode.
Now enter the following commands:

C:\>wmic bios get serialnumber

This command display your computer serial number.

C:\>wmic csproduct get vendor,name,identifyingnumber

This command will display identifying number, vendor name and model you are using.

C:\>wmic /user:administrator /node:remote-host bios get serialnumber

this command will display the remote host details. But don't forget to replace remote-host with the machine name of your remote-host.

Get DELL Service Tag on remote Linux system

Login to the Linux remote-host using SSH and use the following commands.

[remote-host]# dmidecode -s system-serial-number

Dell Model Number and Service Tag

This is the easiest of using which you can easily find the Dell Service Tag number on dell laptops. You can also use this command remotely to check Dell Laptop models, vendors and Express service code using command prompt-CMD.

I think that this post this post will make your task easier in getting your Sell Service Tag easily. Now you are free to share your views on IndiaLots.

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