How to retrieve product information from within Windows / Linux

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  • This document explains how to retrieve product information (S/N, P/N, Board version etc..) from the operating system.
  • It is applicable for both Linux and Windows operating systems.

Windows

Open CMD and run the following commands:

1. Motherboard information:

   wmic baseboard get product,manufacturer,version,serialnumber

2. Product information:

   wmic csproduct get Description,Name,Vendor,Version

3. BIOS Information:

   wmic bios get serialnumber
   wmic path win32_computersystemproduct get uuid
   wmic bios get smbiosbiosversion  

Sources:

Linux

Open terminal and run following commands:

1. Motherboard information:

   $ sudo cat /sys/class/dmi/id/board_serial
   $ sudo cat /sys/class/dmi/id/board_version

2. Product information:

   $ sudo cat /sys/class/dmi/id/product_name
   $ sudo cat /sys/class/dmi/id/product_serial
   $ sudo cat /sys/class/dmi/id/product_uuid

3. BIOS information:

   $ cat /sys/class/dmi/id/bios_*