Results 1 to 5 of 5
  1. #1
    Super Moderator RetiredGeek's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2004
    Location
    Manning, South Carolina
    Posts
    9,780
    Thanks
    403
    Thanked 1,554 Times in 1,407 Posts

    BIOS Version from Command Line

    Hey Y'all,

    Here's a handy way to get your BIOS version from the command line from Life Hacker. HTH

    Update: Here's even more information on WMIC.
    May the Forces of good computing be with you!

    RG

    PowerShell & VBA Rule!

    My Systems: Desktop Specs
    Laptop Specs

  2. The Following User Says Thank You to RetiredGeek For This Useful Post:

    jwitalka (2014-08-10)

  3. #2
    Super Moderator BATcher's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Location
    A cultural area in SW England
    Posts
    3,496
    Thanks
    34
    Thanked 203 Times in 182 Posts
    Useful if you're in a desperate rush to determine your BIOS version (!), but of course this information is provided, among a whole heap of other Stuff, with most/all of the "hardware enumeration" programs, like Belarc Advisor, HWiNFO, and so on.
    BATcher

    "The trouble with quotes on the internet is that you can never know if they are genuine."
    Abraham Lincoln
    

  4. #3
    Super Moderator
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Location
    Durham UK
    Posts
    7,443
    Thanks
    180
    Thanked 983 Times in 935 Posts
    And msinfo32

  5. #4
    Super Moderator CLiNT's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    California & Arizona
    Posts
    6,121
    Thanks
    160
    Thanked 609 Times in 557 Posts
    wmic bios get smbiosbiosversion
    Nice one.
    DRIVE IMAGING
    Invest a little time and energy in a well thought out BACKUP regimen and you will have minimal down time, and headache.

    Build your own system; get everything you want and nothing you don't.
    Latest Build:
    ASUS X99 Deluxe, Core i7-5960X, Corsair Hydro H100i, Plextor M6e 256GB M.2 SSD, Corsair DOMINATOR Platinum 32GB DDR4@2666, W8.1 64 bit,
    EVGA GTX980, Seasonic PLATINUM-1000W PSU, MountainMods U2-UFO Case, and 7 other internal drives.

  6. #5
    New Lounger
    Join Date
    Feb 2004
    Location
    Connecticut
    Posts
    23
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
    Also, try running systeminfo.exe from an elevated Command Prompt

  7. The Following User Says Thank You to usasma For This Useful Post:

    satrow (2014-08-13)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •