Read out monitor manufacturer and serial number via PowerShell

In this quick guide, we would like to show you today how easily you can read out information about your monitor using PowerShell . We were looking for a way to query the manufacturer and the serial number of the monitors using the PowerShell command .

So that you can query the serial number and the manufacturer of the monitor , you must first start a PowerShell console as administrator. We have described in detail how this works very quickly and easily in our article ” Call up Command Prompt (CMD) and PowerShell using the key combination as administrator “.

Query monitor manufacturer via PowerShell

After starting PowerShell as administrator, you have to issue the following command to query the monitor manufacturer .

get-wmiobject wmimonitorid -namespace root wmi | foreach-object {($ _. ManufacturerName | foreach-object {[char] $ _}) -join “”}

We have shown you this as an example below.

Read out monitor manufacturer via PowerShell

In our example we have connected a ” DELL ” monitor, but the monitor manufacturer name is only displayed with 3 characters as the result.

Query monitor serial number via PowerShell

To query the monitor serial number you need the following command.

get-wmiobject wmimonitorid -namespace root wmi | foreach-object {($ _. SerialnumberID | foreach-object {[char] $ _}) -join “”}

We have also illustrated this process below as an example.

Read out monitor serial number via PowerShell

As you can see, the serial number of the screen is displayed . If you know of other useful PowerShell commands for reading hardware information, it would be very nice if you left a corresponding comment with the PowerShell command at the end of this article.

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