Remotely Acquire the Serial Number of a Machine

Awhile ago I needed to find the Serial Number of a remote machine so I could pull the drivers, traveling to see that machine became very tedious and took time.  So I did some searching and came accross this command that you can run via-command line with either powershell or by remotely connecting to the machine and running this from command prompt.

If you open up a command line window you can call on the WMIC command to pull the BIOS serial number of a machine.

wmic bios get serialnumber

You can also run this WMIC command to get the computer model number.

wmic csproduct get name

For further information here is the Microsoft KB:

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