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How to get computer and network information on Windows

How to check Operating System version?

  1. On the keyboard, press Windows Logo + R.
  2. In the Run box, type winver and click OK.
  3. Your Operating System information is displayed in the About Windows window that appears. The specific version is listed towards the top e.g. Version 1703.

How to check Computer Name/Device Name?

  1. On the keyboard, press Windows Logo + R.
  2. In the Run box, type control system and click OK.
  3. Your computer name is displayed under Device specifications section as Device name

    Windows Device Name

How to check the Network Address (MAC Address)?

Click here for information to help you find your network address (MAC address).

How to check the IP address?

  1. On the keyboard, press Windows Logo + R.
  2. In the Run box, type cmd, press Enter.
  3. In the Command Prompt, type ipconfig, and press Enter.
  4. The IP address is listed as IPv4 Address and takes the form

How to check Service Tag / Serial Number of your PC?

Dell devices

The Dell service tag is a seven character identifier that is unique to your product. In the case of notebook computers, the service tag label will be found on the bottom of the computer. In the case of desktop computers, the service tag label will be located on the back of the computer case, but can also be located on the top or side of the system.

How to get service tag, Dell support video.

HP devices

You can find the HP serial number and product number on a label located on the outside of the notebook. On some computers, the label is inside the main battery compartment, and you must remove the battery to read the label.

How do I find my model number, HP support video.

Other devices

Note: For other devices, please refer to the manufacturer's support documentation.

How to check warranty status?

Dell devices

  1. Go to Dell support page.
  2. Type your Service Tag in the relevant box and click Submit.
  3. Click Warranty.
  4. Type the verification code if prompted to do so.

HP devices

  1. Go to HP Check your product warranty page.
  2. Under Manual warranty check, select Ireland from the drop-down box.
  3. In the Serial number box, type the serial number of the device and click Check Warranty.