One of the many useful things you can do in Windows 10, is to get details regarding BIOS using the command line. The ability to get BIOS information via Command Prompt in Windows 10 is very convenient since you can access it without using a third-party application or having to restart the computer.
How to get BIOS information via Command Prompt in Windows 10
Of course, system information tools still have their uses, since they provide details regarding your computer’s hardware and the operating system but if you just need a quick way to see BIOS information, using the native capabilities of Windows 10 is definitely the easiest solution.
Here’s how it works.
The first thing you need to do is launch an elevated command prompt. To do this, right-click on the Start button and select ‘Command Prompt (Admin)’.
Now type the command below:
wmic BIOS get name, version, serialnumber
The result should look like the image above.
As you can see, it’s very easy to get BIOS information via Command Prompt in Windows 10. However, you can get also get some of these details using the System Information tool. It will also show if your Windows 10 operating system runs in Legacy BIOS mode or in UEFI mode.
To use this method, press Win+R or select ‘Run’ from the Start button right-click menu. Type ‘msinfo32’ in the text box and press the OK button.
Take a look at the BIOS mode and BIOS version/date entries in the System Summary section. Quick and convenient, right?