The need to know the version of Windows that is installed on your computer can arise in a variety of situations. For example, in most cases, in order to download, you must first specify your version of Windows.
If you are in a similar situation and don’t know your version of Windows, then this article should help you. We offer you several ways to find out which Windows is on your computer.
Method number 1. Computer properties.
If your desktop has a computer icon (just an icon, not a shortcut), then you can find out which Windows is on the computer with its help. To do this, right-click on this icon and select the “Properties” menu item.
After that, a window with information about your computer will open. Here, the version of Windows will be indicated, as well as basic information about the computer (processor name, amount of RAM).
There is also information about the bit depth of your operating system. Almost at the very bottom of the window, opposite the item “System Type”.
It should be noted that if you do not have a computer icon on the desktop, then you can call this window using the Windows Pause / Break key combination.
Method number 2. WinVer team.
The second way to find out which Windows is on the computer is with the WinVer command. Press the Windows R key combination and enter the WinVer command in the menu that appears.
After that, a window with basic information about your operating system will appear on the screen. Here you can find out which Windows is on the computer, as well as its version and build number.
Method number 3. The systeminfo team.
Another useful command that will let you know which Windows is on your computer is the systeminfo command. To use this command, open the “Command Prompt”, enter systeminfo and press the enter key. After that, the basic information about your computer will appear on the screen. Among this information you can find the version of your Windows.
You can also execute this command in another way. To do this, press the Windows R key combination and in the window that opens, enter cmd / k systeminfo.
In this case, the “Command Line” will be launched first, and only then the systeminfo command will be executed in it.
Method number 4. System Information Window.
The last method that we will consider is the System Information window. To call this window, press the Windows R key combination and in the window that appears, enter the msinfo32 command.
After that, the “System Information” window will open in front of you, in which you can find out which Windows is on your computer. Finding this information will be easy, as it will immediately appear in front of your eyes.
If you encounter any difficulties with the msinfo32 command, you can open this window by searching the Start menu. To do this, simply enter “System Information” into the search and open the program found.