dell inspiron model number


my dell laptop inspiron model number erased on the surface due to wear and tear. How and where i cana find the exact model number of the laptop if it 1525 or N5050 or something else. Please advise
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Run MSinfo32.exe. The model number is contained in the system summary (first tab on the left).

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Usually you'll also see the model and service tag number in the BIOS somewhere.
Can you see the service tag?
You can use it on to .....
Is Dell OEM windows OS installed, properties of computer, there should be a Dell support button that would identify it.  There should be other Dell tools that will do the same,
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gudii9Author Commented:
MSinfo32.exe is showing model number.
If service tag sticker is lost how to know service tag number. I do not see it under MSinfo32.exe

Please advise
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
The service number tag and the serial number will not show up in MSinfo32.exe.

Having found the model number, did you find the service tag in the BIOS?

Do you have the purchase receipt for the computer?
As I already mentioned, it should be shown in the BIOS.
gudii9Author Commented:
did you find the service tag in the BIOS?
how to check BIOS.
please advise
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Shut the computer down. start it up and press F1 at startup to get into the BIOS. If you miss this, it may say on the screen "Press Enter to get into BIOS".  F1 should work.
On some Dell's it can also be F2. The manual should tell you which key to use to get into the BIOS.
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