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ACER

Desktop Model Number Location

The model number is located on the right hand side of the desktop near the bottom of the side panel on a white label.acer desktop model number

 

Laptop Model Number Location

The model number is located on the bottom side of the laptop on a white label.acer laptop model number

NOTE: Acer 2-in-1 Switch products are labeled on the bottom edge of the tablet.

 

Android

The model number for Android devices can always be found by opening the Settings App and selecting the About Device option usually located at the end of the menu.

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Alternatively the model can also be found on the device's original packaging and sometimes on the back side of device or under battery for models that have a removable battery.


ASUS

The model number of all types of Asus devices are listed at there website here.

Laptop Model Number Location

The model number is located on the bottom side of the laptop on a label.asus laptop model

 

DELL

Note: The preferred Dell identifiers are the Service Tag or Express Service Tag identifiers.  This allows lookup of full device specifications and provides better support and diagnosis help. The Service Tag is a 7-character code, and the Express Service Tag is a 10 to 11-digit code that is a numeric version of the Service Tag.

Full Dell Service Tag Location List from Dell.com

Desktop Service Tag Location

Both codes will probably be located on the back of the computer case, but can also be located on the top or side of the system.

Laptop Service Tag Location

The service tags may be on the back side of device, under removable cover, or under removable battery.

Tablet and 2-in-1 Service Tag Location

The service tag may be on the bezel, under removable cover, or under kickstand.


HP

Note: HP Devices often contain both a product number and a model number. Either of these is acceptable in identifying your exact device.

Desktop Model Location

HP Desktop Identification Locations from HP.com

Model number and product number will most likely be located on the side of the computer case, but can also be located on the top or rear of the system.

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Laptop and Portable Model Locations

HP Notebook Identification Locations from HP.com

The model number may be on the rear of the device, under the battery, under a removable cover, or under the kickstand. Older models are most likely on a label on the back cover. Newer devices are usually located under the battery or under a removable cover on back of device.

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Apple

Note: Apple products are identified with a model number that begins with an A followed by four numbers ie: A1418 and often a 4 digit EMC number. They also have an Apple part number that consists of 9 letter/number combination beginning with M. To get the part number you will often have to lookup your serial number on a site like everymac.com. The part number is more specific however either are acceptable for most situations.

iMac

The serial number of your iMac is printed on its surface. To find it, shut down your iMac and unplug any connected cables so you can safely move it. Then gently lay the computer face-down on a soft, clean towel or cloth.
The model number is on the underside of the base (or foot) of the iMac, along with serial, bar code, and regulatory markings.

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MacBook

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