To order a restore disc, memory, replacement CD-ROM drive or other part for your Hewlett-Packard (HP) laptop you need to know its model number. The model number is a unique alphanumeric or numeric code used to identify the particular version of your laptop. Each and every HP laptop and related hardware contains a model number. The model number, along with the serial number, is imprinted on your laptop.
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Things you need
Pick up the laptop and turn it upside down.
Place the laptop on your lap or flat surface--desk or counter.
Look for a white sticker on the upside-down HP laptop.
Look for "p/n"--the number next to this heading is the model number.
Write down the model number on a piece of paper so you will have it in case you need to use it in the future.
Tips and warnings
- The number next to the "s/n" heading is the serial number.
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