How to Find out the Windows Version You’re Using

The Windows version is shown on the About page of Windows 10.
The Windows version is displayed on the About page of Windows 10.

If you need help solving a problem with Windows, it’s helpful to communicate with the one who assists you the Windows version you’re using. Here’s how to quickly find out.

How to find out the version of Windows 10

  1. Use the Windows + X keyboard shortcut to bring up the Power User menu. Alternatively, you can right-click on the Start button at the lower left corner.
  2. Select System on the menu, the About window will pop up. At the bottom, under Windows specifications, you’ll see the Windows version and OS build number.

Command to show Windows version (10, 8, 7, or even earlier)

Winver is the command that reveal the version of Windows.
Winver is the command that reveals the version of Windows.
  1. Click on the Start button.
  2. Type the following command then hit Enter:

winver

A window will pop up and show you the current version of Windows.

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