How to find your Computer Serial Number in Windows 8

Description: This article will show you how to find your serial number from your computer in Windows 8.

  1. Open Command Prompt by pressing the Windows key on your keyboard and tapping the letter X. Then select Command Prompt (Admin).
    Windows 8 Quick Access Menu, Command Prompt (Admin)
  2. Type the command: WMIC BIOS GET SERIALNUMBER, then press enter.
    Windows Command Line Interface, Type
  3. If your serial number is coded into your bios it will appear here on the screen.
    Windows Command Line Interface, Displays Results