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Which Windows Version is Installed?

To determine your operating system’s version number, please follow the steps below for your operating system’s major version.

Windows 10

To quickly see your operating system’s version:

  1. Press the Windows Key (Command) + R
  2. A window will appear in the bottom-left corner of your screen. Type winver and then select OK
    winver

  3. A new window will appear showing version information for your OS

For more detailed information:

  1. Open the Settings app. First select System, then About
  2. Under Device specifications, you can see information on your computer’s hardware, including installed RAM, processor information, and whether the OS and processor are 32- or 64-bit.
  3. Under Windows specifications, you can see information on your operating system itself, including edition, version, install date, and the specific build number for your OS.

Windows 8.1

To quickly see your operating system’s version:

  1. Press the Windows Key (Command) + R
  2. A window will appear in the bottom-left corner of your screen. Type winver and then select OK
    winver
  3. A new window will appear showing version information for your OS

For more detailed information:

  1. If you’re using a touch-enabled device, swipe in from the right edge of the screen, tap Settings, then tap Change PC settings.If you’re using a mouse, move your cursor to the bottom-right corner of your screen, then move up to click Settings. Then click Change PC settings.
  2. Select PC and devices, then PC info
  3. Under Windows, you can find the edition and version of your OS.
  4. Under PC > System Type, you can find whether you are running a 64 or 32 bit version of Windows.

Windows 7

Windows 7 End of Support

As of January 14, 2020, Windows 7 is no longer supported by Microsoft. This means that it will no longer receive updates, even for critical security vulnerabilites. If you are using a Windows 7 computer, we strongly recommend updating to a newer edition of Windows.

  1. In the bottom-left corner of your screen, click on the Start button.
  2. Type “Computer” in the search box.
  3. Right click on Computer, then select Properties

  4. Under Windows edition, you’ll see the version and edition of Windows that your device is running.

 

Updated on July 9, 2021

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