How to Find the Model Number for Your Cd/Dvd/Blu-ray Drive!!

Introduction: How to Find the Model Number for Your Cd/Dvd/Blu-ray Drive!!

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This Instructable will show you a fairly easy way to find the model number for your computers cd, dvd or blu-ray drive.

Step 1: Open a Command Prompt Window

Windows 7

1. Click on the Start Menu Icon

-- This will open the Start Menu

-- You can also access the Start Menu by pressing the Windows Key on your keyboard

2. Type Command Prompt in Search

3. Click on the program to open it

Windows 8

1. Method #1 : Side Bar

  • Drag your mouse over to the right hand side of your computer screen

-- This will open the Sidebar

  • Select Search
  • Type Command Prompt
  • Click on the program to open it

2. Method #2 : Start Menu

  • Click on the Start Menu Icon

-- This will open the Start Menu

-- You can also access the Start Menu by pressing the Window Key on your keyboard or by clicking on the Start Menu Icon in the Sidebar

  • Select Search
  • Type Command Prompt

-- You can also just type Command Prompt without selecting Search

  • Click on the program to open it

Step 2: Type Command

  • Type wmic space cdrom space get space name in the Command Prompt window
  • Press Enter

-- This will show you the Model Number for the Cd, Dvd or Blu-ray Drive that you currently have in your computer

  • Click the X in the right hand corner of the Command Prompt window

-- This will Close the Command Prompt window

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