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How to Check the System Configuration on Your Dell System

Guide to checking your systems components list online. This includes hardware, software and services purchased with the system at point of sale. Displays: Computer Model, Shipping Date, Country Purchased, Hardware Components (Quantity & Part Numbers), Software Purchased / Installed, Services.

Checking your order configuration

You can check your system configuration as it was shipped on our support site. It displays information such as:

  • Computer Model
  • Shipping Date
  • Country Purchased
  • Hardware Components (Quantity & Part Numbers)
  • Software Purchased / Installed
  • Services

Here are some guided steps to help you find the configuraton information:

1. Visit the Dell Support website at
2. Enter your system Service Tag in the box where prompted or choose to Detect My Product (see video below for how to find your service tag if needed)
3. Click System Configuration from the left hand side menu. .
4. This will show 2 options - one for Original configuration (as shipped) and another for Current configuration (prompts Dell System Detect to analyze your system now). Then click the downward arrow beside Components.

Select components to view the configuration.
Figure 1: Select components to view the configuration.

5. The list of components will be displayed below with the line items of the order and the part numbers.

View of the system configuration items
Figure 2: View of the system configuration items

Video (English Only)- Find your Desktop, Laptop or AIO Service Tag (1:47)

Article ID: SLN285421

Last Date Modified: 06/08/2018 09:09 AM

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