Serial Number

Cableguy

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Hi,

I know that the device's seria numer s "engraved" into the memory....How can we retrieve it by software?, where is it stored?, is there some regestry key related value?
 

JJM

Active Member
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Hi,
You can use GetDeviceID in Hardware.dll, I think!

Best regards

JJM
 

Cableguy

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Thanks for the Quick reply JJM, But i'm not sure if this is the serial number of the device or of one of its components....How to compare them?
 

JJM

Active Member
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You are true i have yet the box of my device and the serial number write on this box is not the one i get with this command. I'm :confused: ...
Wait for Erel response!!!

Bye

JJM
 

Erel

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It returns the Device ID which is not the serial number (but it's unique).
Note that not all devices support this function. Some will return an empty string.
You can also check the registry for the owner name.
 
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