Wednesday, October 13, 2010

How to get the Dell Service Tag Remotely

"Let's say you are a system administrator and you are remotely connected to a server or an employee's computer. You need the system tag for some purpose, such as warranty information. The system tag is usually located physically on the box or server. Instead of driving or getting someone to get the system tag, you can type in a command at the command prompt and get the information."

  • Connect remotely to the computer
  • Go to Start and Run and type cmd and press enter
  • Type wmic bios get serialnumber and press enter

You can also get additional information such as the make and model number:

  • Type wmic csproduct get vendor,name,identifyingnumber