For inventory purpose, you may want to use Dell Service Tag Serial Number K It's Monday and I am getting back as promised. Everytime I searched for Asset Tag I got very few hits. When you replace the motherboard on your laptop, you will lose the asset and service tag entries, which are stored in your laptop's bios and in the Dell Utilities. Thanks for your help all. Ok Dell puts the serial number in the eeprom and on a sticker on the desktop or laptop itself.
To be clear the asset tag is not the same as the service tag, although they are in the same section of the bios under Maintenance. Which means it has to be a custom view. Sometimes you might require creating a report on their serial numbers or asset tags. The placement of these numbers varies, but you can use a few techniques to ferret out the location. You need to configure this custom registry path in the Service and settings - Settings: - Collecting information - Custom registry data. Hi Guys, i have managed to sort of get a report together that works for me. The West Corporation trained and certified him to handle customer support for home appliance clients.
Does anyone know if Dell shares this information with the government? Fortunately, there are easy commands to get the serial number right from the command line in both Windows and Linux. Or you might require reading some additional parameter from the registry and creating a report. Read the device's user manual or contact technical support to determine if such a program is installed and learn how to use it. If a computer has this custom parameter in the registry, its value will be displayed on the computer card. Can not open the string to token translation file s2token. Can you help me to change new service tag which came with new replacement motherboard to my old one, which came with my laptop. This is true and not true.
Before I get started I wanted to know if someone had done something similar or maybe have some different suggestions. Dan, What is the error message you are getting while trying to execute wmic command? I've found that Dell had a cctk tool for writing this information to bios. The methods above may also work on your powerdge 840 server or any server depending on the system and configuration. Help me please and thank you in advance. Why do you need to change it? What is the Dell service tag? Linux If you are using the Linux operating system you can also get the Dell service tag from the terminal. Does the same method explained above works for you or Do you use a different method to identify serial numbers? From there, they created a custom mof edit to pull back that information specific to their image build procedure. Well just incase some finds useful, I have found a tool that you can change sevice tag in bios called dstcd, you just need to copy file to cd and make it bootable.
If you got it working, I'm glad. Dell installs these by default. Obviously you can expand on it, but this was all i needed. Thank you all for posting about this so long ago, lol! Is it purely coded or is it hardware? Hi, I am able to view serial number info in the actual reports section but this is on a per computer basis. Just got off of a Dell chat with tech support online. This also works remotely but you need to have the administrator password. We will be supplying our own asset tags from a database.
I know engineers have a utility to do this as I've seen them install service tags for mother board replacements. Dell does not tell people about this information, but it is easy to find. Where did you get the motherboard? Whether you own hardware as a part of a business or for personal use, tracking and identifying these assets is very important. Here is the way that I tried, that I belive is correct but still not working. You may also find a black service tag sticker with white letters on the top of the tower.
Pass it on as you see fit. This may not seem like a problem until you have to connect to Dell's online support to resolve an issue with your laptop. Yeah, that's what it is. . The dell service tag is a 7 digit character code usual a mixture of letters and digits that is specific to you device.
What i actuall want to do is pull a report that includes all the inventoried computer's serial numbers and asset tag as well as their computer name. I want to change the service tag to match the sticker on the bottom of the laptop. We are needing something a little more automated. As seen in the picture, this is an example of what the Dell Service Tag looks like, which in this case is next to the. When you have physical access to the system, you can easily identify the service tag affixed on the body of the server. The way dell knows what your serial number is is a program called eeprom reader that they install on all new dells. How to find dell service tag if sticker is missing? The problem I often run into is reading the thing.
I will attach my script below. This is important because the service tag identifies your computer and the hardware your computer shipped with. Reset it with the asset. See if this works first for you. This doesn't seem to work on Windows: wmic bios get tag - is not an option. Hi chris, I bought a E4310 and had the motherboard replaced with a secondhand motherboard. If anyone knows how to do this that would be very helpful.