One of GeekerMag regular reader drop us a message, i.e., How to check what motherboard do I have in Windows 10? I find this question to be interesting. And to answer this question I decided to write this post for all possible ways.
The computer motherboard is one of the core components of the system. It ties together various vital parts of the computer which includes memory, central processing unit (CPU), and connectors for output and input devices. Sometimes conditions come when you want to confirm the system hardware compatibility or update drivers.
If you have all the papers which you get with your system, then it is OK. You can read those paper and check everything you need to know about the computer motherboard. But there are users like me exist on this planet who’s careless and don’t keep this documentation stuff.
It is not mandatory to open the computer case to check the motherboard model. You can check system motherboard model number within windows just by pressing few keys on the keyboard.
What Motherboard Do I Have in Windows 10
In case, you’re one out of the users who wants to know the answer to question, i.e., how to check what motherboard do I have on Windows 10? You can take help of all the possible ways to find it out.
1. Using Command Prompt
In case, you have basic knowledge of running and using Command Prompt application of Windows operating system; then you can find out motherboard model number just by typing a single command. Here is what you need to do:
1. Run command prompt as administrator in Windows 10. When UAC dialog box appears, click Yes to continue.
2. In the command terminal type and hit enter.
wmic baseboard get product, manufacturer, version, serialnumber
In return, it will show you all the information you asked about motherboard above in no seconds just like shown below:
Under Product, SerialNumber, and Version you will see details as per your motherboard. In my case, it’s showing To be filled by O.E.M because of outdated drivers.
2. Using System Information utility
It is another method which you can employ to check computer motherboard model number. For that, you need to open System Information utility in Windows 10. For that:
Type Msinfo32 in taskbar search bar. When System information desktop app appears in the search result, Click to open it.
Steps discussed above will launch System Information utility window. Here you will find out all the details of the motherboard accompanied with details of other components.
3. Using Third Party Apps
There are lots of third party application available on the web that you can use to find out the answer to the question, i.e., how to check what motherboard do I have on Windows 10.
Once done, open the app, and it will show you all the details about your system motherboard model number.
That’s it, friend. I hope you finally got an answer to your question, i.e., What Motherboard Do I Have in Windows 10? Still, you have queries? Drop it in the comment.
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