How to Determine your Microsoft Windows Version


Windows 8 and 10

  1. Go to the Windows Desktop screen.
  2. Press the Windows key + R on the keyboard.
  3. Type winver in the text field and press Enter.

Windows 7 and earlier

  1. Click the Start button, usually found in the lower left corner of the main Desktop screen.
  2. Click the Run or Search field, type winver, and press Enter.

An About Windows window will open and display the version of Microsoft Windows, the build info, and service pack information, if any service pack is installed. 

Alternative methods

Below are some additional methods of determining the version of Windows.

Windows 8 and 10

  1. Go to the Windows Start screen.
  2. Type about your PC and select the About Your PC

Windows 7 and earlier

  1. Right-click on My Computer on the Windows Desktop or in the Start Menu.
  2. Select the Properties
  3. In the System Properties window, as shown below, the version of Windows and the Service Pack (if installed) is displayed.

Tip: On the System Properties window, under the System section, look for the System type entry to see if the version of Windows on your computer is 32-bit or 64-bit.

Windows 7 System Properties


  1. Open an MS-DOS command prompt.
  2. Type ver and press Enter.


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