Get Serial Number From A Windows Machine

On a Windows based operating system you can find out the serial number for a machine using WMIC – the command line interpreter for WMI. This can be used for the local machine or a remote machine.

From the command prompt:

For the local machine

wmic bios get serialnumber

For remote machine(s) using /node

wmic /node:[ADDRESS/COMPUTER NAME] bios get serialnumber

Computer names either comma delimited or listed within a file. File names have to be prefixed with &. Computer names/addresses within the file must be comma delimited or on separate lines.


Fraps is a multifunctional tool mainly used for game benchmarking and video capture.

Shows how many Frames Per Second (FPS) you are getting in a corner of your screen. Save the statistics out to disk and use them for your own reviews and applications.

Video and screenshot capture.
Take screenshots with the press of a key.There’s no need to paste into a paint program every time you want a new shot.  Your screen captures are automatically named and timestamped. Fraps can capture audio and video up to 2560×1600 with custom frame rates from 1 to 120 frames per second.