How to Check Hard Drive Serial Number in Windows 10

Every electronic device has a serial number as its unique identity. Hard drive is no exception. Even if the hard drive has been assembled in a laptop system. You don’t need to disassemble your laptop/PC only to check the serial number of the installed hard drive. If you use Windows 10, you can check the serial number of your laptop/PC hard drive via Command Prompt and PowerShell.

Probably, you want to check the serial number of your laptop/PC hard drive because something is happening with your laptop/PC and you assume that the trouble is coming from the hard drive so you want to check the hard drive serial number to claim the insurance.

Or, you probably just get curious about the serial number of your laptop/PC hard drive. Whatever the reason that leads you wanting to check the serial number of hard drive on your Windows 10 system, follow the steps below.

Check the hard drive serial number in Windows 10 via Command Prompt

To check the hard drive serial number in Windows 10 via Command Prompt, first and foremost, open Command Prompt and type the following command.

wmic diskdrive get SerialNumber

After hitting enter, you should see the following output.

Check the hard drive serial number in Windows 10 via PoweShell

In addition to via Command Prompt, you can also use PowerShell to check the serial number of the hard drive on your Windows 10 system. Open PowerShell and type the following command to do so.

Get-WMIObject win32_physicalmedia | Format-List Tag, SerialNumber

After hitting enter, you should see the following output.

The “Tag” command on the command line above is the index of the hard drive installed on your laptop/PC. You can check the list of the index via Disk Management.

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Written by Al Putra

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