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Identifying Your Laptop Model Number

Identifying the correct laptop series and laptop model number is essential to finding the correct part for your laptop.  The laptop series is typically more prominently displayed as part of the branding of your laptop, typically on the top cover, or on the keyboard area or display panel area of your laptop when you open it up.  However, laptop model numbers are not always easy to find.  Please select your laptop manufacturer, below, to get help identifying your correct model and series.  Please note that some manufacturers have both a series AND a model number, you will need to identify both of these numbers to find your part.  Other manufacturers only require a series to be identified, as shown below.
These Vendors Require the Model Number These Vendors Require only the Series
Compaq Model Number Acer Model Number
HP Model Number Apple Model Number
IBM Lenovo Model Number Asus Model Number
Sony Model Number Dell Model Number
Toshiba Model Number Fujitsu Model Number
  Gateway Model Number
  NEC Model Number
  Panasonic Model Number
  Samsung Model Number

Locating Your Acer Series Number

For this vendor, only the series is needed to correctly select parts for your laptop.  Detailed series identification information for this vendor is currently unavailable.  Please check the series list drop down list for this vendor in our navigation tool, and attempt to find a matching series on a label somewhere on your laptop.

For assistance locating your series number, please call us at 1-877-253-8898.

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Locating Your Apple Series Number

For this vendor, only the series is needed to correctly select parts for your laptop.  Detailed series identification information for this vendor is currently unavailable.  Please check the series list drop down list for this vendor in our navigation tool, and attempt to find a matching series on a label somewhere on your laptop.

For assistance locating your series number, please call us at 1-877-253-8898.

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Locating Your Asus Series Number

For this vendor, only the series is needed to correctly select parts for your laptop.  Detailed series identification information for this vendor is currently unavailable.  Please check the series list drop down list for this vendor in our navigation tool, and attempt to find a matching series on a label somewhere on your laptop.

For assistance locating your series number, please call us at 1-877-253-8898.

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Locating Your Compaq Model Number

Locate the Model Number on the Service Tag placed on the bottom of your Notebook PC. The Service Tag will resemble the picture below.



1. Product Name: The Product Name, which will also typically be on the front of your notebook, is not the correct information for either the Series or the Model, it is usually a brand name for an entire set of series and models.  This information should NOT be used to find the correct parts for your laptop.
2. Model: This is the correct identifier for your laptop model.  Please disregard the #ABA at the end of the model name.
3. Series: This is the correct identifier for your laptop series.  Select the series first, then select from the list of valid models.


For assistance locating your model number, please call us at 1-877-253-8898.

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Locating Your Dell Series Number

Locate the Series Number on the Service Tag placed on the bottom of your Laptop. The Service Tag will resemble the picture below.



For assistance locating your series number, please call us at 1-877-253-8898.

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Locating Your Fujitsu Series Number

For this vendor, only the series is needed to correctly select parts for your laptop.  Detailed series identification information for this vendor is currently unavailable.  Please check the series list drop down list for this vendor in our navigation tool, and attempt to find a matching series on a label somewhere on your laptop.

For assistance locating your series number, please call us at 1-877-253-8898.

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Locating Your Gateway Series Number

For this vendor, only the series is needed to correctly select parts for your laptop.  Detailed series identification information for this vendor is currently unavailable.  Please check the series list drop down list for this vendor in our navigation tool, and attempt to find a matching series on a label somewhere on your laptop.

For assistance locating your series number, please call us at 1-877-253-8898.

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Locating Your HP Model Number

Locate the Model Number on the Service Tag placed on the bottom of your Notebook PC. The Service Tag will resemble the picture below.



1. Product Name: The Product Name, which will also typically be on the front of your notebook, is not the correct information for either the Series or the Model, it is usually a brand name for an entire set of series and models.  This information should NOT be used to find the correct parts for your laptop.
2. Model: This is the correct identifier for your laptop model.  Please disregard the #ABA at the end of the model name.
3. Series: This is the correct identifier for your laptop series.  Select the series first, then select from the list of valid models.


For assistance locating your model number, please call us at 1-877-253-8898.

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Locating Your IBM Lenovo Model Number

The location of the label containing the model number of your machine can be found in various different places, as shown below.   You are looking for either the "Type", the P/N (product number), or the Model on the label, do not use the S/N (serial number) information.
  • ThinkPad - The label can generally be found on the bottom of the machine.
  • ThinkCentre, NetVista, IBM PC, and IntelliStation - The label can typically be found on the right front panel.
  • Aptiva - It varies by system. View detailed descriptions.
  • IBM eServer xSeries, Netfinity and PC Server - The label can be found on the back panel.
  • IBM Monitors/Flat Panels - View detailed descriptions.
  • Ispirati - The label can be found at the bottom of the left side of your system.
The label typically looks like one of the following pictures:

   For this type of label, the TYPE is the Model Number.

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   For this type of label, the Model is the Model Number.

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   For this type of label, the P/N is the Model Number.
P/N: 430197X
S/N: 0800783


For assistance locating your model number, please call us at 1-877-253-8898.

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Locating Your NEC Series Number

For this vendor, only the series is needed to correctly select parts for your laptop.  Detailed series identification information for this vendor is currently unavailable.  Please check the series list drop down list for this vendor in our navigation tool, and attempt to find a matching series on a label somewhere on your laptop.

For assistance locating your series number, please call us at 1-877-253-8898.

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Locating Your Panasonic Series Number

For this vendor, only the series is needed to correctly select parts for your laptop.  Detailed series identification information for this vendor is currently unavailable.  Please check the series list drop down list for this vendor in our navigation tool, and attempt to find a matching series on a label somewhere on your laptop.

For assistance locating your series number, please call us at 1-877-253-8898.

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Locating Your Samsung Series Number

For this vendor, only the series is needed to correctly select parts for your laptop.  Detailed series identification information for this vendor is currently unavailable.  Please check the series list drop down list for this vendor in our navigation tool, and attempt to find a matching series on a label somewhere on your laptop.

For assistance locating your series number, please call us at 1-877-253-8898.

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Locating Your Sony Model Number?

Sony laptop series and model numbers begin with the letters "PCG" or "VGN" and are located on a small label on the frame around the LCD display or above the keyboard.   The label is normally the same color as the case with contrasting letters.  The model number is typically a more detailed variation of the series number - both numbers can be obtained from the same label.

NOTE: Do not use the "Model" listed on the grey label on the back of the computer as this will not provide the correct information.


For assistance locating your model number, please call us at 1-877-253-8898.

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Locating Your Toshiba Model Number?

This label is located on the bottom of your Toshiba Laptop, and should contain both the series and the model numbers, as shown.



For assistance locating your model number, please call us at 1-877-253-8898.

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