Solved

Bios ID / Processor ID

Posted on 2002-05-02
2
270 Views
Last Modified: 2008-02-01
Does anyone know of a code snippet that i can use to get a bios id or processor serial no in VB? I'm trying to implement a feature to keep my program only on certain computers...

thanks
0
Comment
Question by:priscilia
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 43

Accepted Solution

by:
TimCottee earned 200 total points
ID: 6988140
0
 
LVL 33

Expert Comment

by:hongjun
ID: 6989564
How to Determine the Disk Serial Number
http://www.mvps.org/vbnet/index.html?code/disk/volumelabel.htm


Get a Disk Serial Number
http://www.freevbcode.com/ShowCode.Asp?ID=430


Retrieve the Motherboard's Serial Number Using WMI
Note that "Microsoft WMI Scripting Library" references IS REQUIRED. To add references do this, Project->References then make sure "Microsoft WMI Scripting Library ver XX" is checked.
http://www.freevbcode.com/ShowCode.Asp?ID=2664



hongjun
0

Featured Post

Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

I was working on a PowerPoint add-in the other day and a client asked me "can you implement a feature which processes a chart when it's pasted into a slide from another deck?". It got me wondering how to hook into built-in ribbon events in Office.
This article describes some techniques which will make your VBA or Visual Basic Classic code easier to understand and maintain, whether by you, your replacement, or another Experts-Exchange expert.
Get people started with the process of using Access VBA to control Outlook using automation, Microsoft Access can control other applications. An example is the ability to programmatically talk to Microsoft Outlook. Using automation, an Access applic…
Get people started with the process of using Access VBA to control Excel using automation, Microsoft Access can control other applications. An example is the ability to programmatically talk to Excel. Using automation, an Access application can laun…

733 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question