How To Check Windows Version or Windows Specifications?

This is a frequent asked question by many users that which Windows version is installed in my computer, which Windows edition is installed, which version I have, installed Windows version type, Windows build, service pack, etc. You might have one of the questions in your mind about installed operating system in your computer. In this article, I will let you know that how you can check Windows version and other important information of your system as listed below:

  • Which Windows installed? (i.e. XP, Vista, 7, 8.1 or 10)
  • Which service pack is installed? (SP1, SP2 or PP3)
  • Which Windows Edition I have? (Professional, Home, Enterprise, etc.)
  • Installed Windows version type (32-bit or 64-bit)

Check Windows version On Your Computer

This tutorial will show you different methods wherein you can check Windows versions and certain specifications of your computer. Check out all easy methods listed below: Check Windows Version Click To Tweet

Method 1: By using Windows System Properties

System properties is a place where you can see a detailed information about your system. To check all the installed Windows, details follow below steps:

  • Right-click on “My Computer (This PC in Windows 10)” and select Properties.
    Note: If you do not see My computer or This PC icon on your desktop screen, check this article.
  • This will show you that which Windows edition you are using and what kind of system type you have installed like; 64-bit or 32-bit

Along with, you can see additional information like, system processor, RAM, Computer name, Windows activation status, etc.

Method 2: Using Settings App in Windows 10

Now days, everyone is using Windows 10. In Windows 10, Microsoft makes many tasks easy for users. You can check Windows Edition, version, build, system type, etc. within the Windows Settings App.

Press “Win + I” from your keyboard to open Windows Settings App -> System -> About and you will see all of the information. Alternatively, to open direct “About System”; press Win + R to open Run Box and type “ms-settings:about”. Check Windows Version Click To Tweet

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Method 3: Using Winver Command

Another easy method to check Windows version and other system details is to use the command in Run dialog box. Open the Run dialog box by using the keyboard shortcut “Win + R” and type command, “winver” and press Okay button on run dialog box. This command will quickly open “About Windows” on your screen and shows your Windows version, build, Windows editions and other important information.

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Method 4: By Using Run Command

There is another interesting way to get system information from Windows Command Prompt. Know different tricks to open Command Prompt. Open command prompt, type “systeminfo” and hit enter to execute the command. It will analyze your system quickly and show you the result within seconds as shown in below image:

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