2 Step to Check Laptop Is Genuine or Not Quickly

In this article, we will show you the two steps to check if your laptop is genuine or not quickly.

Step 1: Checking for the Serial Number

Checking and verifying the serial number of the laptop is one of quick way to check the laptop’s authenticity. And we will be using this for verifying our laptop.

The serial number in a laptop is an identification number that is unique for every laptop, it indicates the originality and authenticity of the product. These Serial numbers are provided by the Manufacturer of the laptop.

Steps to check Serial Number

Mostly the serial number is written on the box of the laptop or you can also find it somewhere on the laptop’s back body. So you can check it there.

Or you can also find it by doing these steps:

1. Click on Start, search for “Command Prompt”, and open it.

2. Type or Paste this command wmic bios get serialnumber.

3. Click enter. And here you get the serial number of your laptop.

Step 2: Verifying the Serial number

Once you get the serial number of your laptop, then you have to verify it with the manufacturer for checking its validity.

You can verify it at the official website of your laptop manufacturer. Just go to the browser and search for “Brand name warranty check” if I have a laptop of dell then I will search “Dell warranty lookup” and go to the official link of the manufacturer. You can also search for the brand of your laptop.

Then, simply enter your serial number there, and then it will show you the information related to your laptop. If you’ve got it, then your laptop is genuine. And if you did not get any information or it shows an invalid serial number, then it is an issue. In that case, you can contact the store where you bought your laptop, or you can also contact the manufacturer regarding this.

Warranty Lookup page link of most common brands:

Tip: You must check and verify your laptop’s serial number whenever you buy a refurbished or new laptop.


These are very simple steps to check whether your laptop is authentic and genuine or not. And hence you can also get away from the fake product and out of many risks. Hope this post is helpful to you, you can also share this post if you found it helpful.

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Shivanshu Karn

Shivanshu Karn

Shivanshu is a web developer, programmer, and beginner level data scientist. He enjoys writing technical content.