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    Find Windows 10 Version Number

    Find Windows 10 Version Number

    How to Find Windows 10 Version Number
    Published by Category: General Tips
    27 May 2020
    Designer Media Ltd


    How to Find Windows 10 Version Number


    This tutorial will show you how to find and see what the version number of the installed Windows 10 is on your PC.

    Windows 10 version history and Windows 10 release information

    Version Build Description Release Date
    1507 10240 Threshold 1 July 29, 2015
    1511 10586 November Update November 10, 2015
    1607 14393 Anniversary Update August 2, 2016
    1703 15063 Creators Update April 5, 2017
    1709 16299.15 Fall Creators Update October 17, 2017
    1803 17134.1 April 2018 Update April 30, 2018
    1809 17763.1 October 2018 Update October 2, 2018
    November 13, 2018 (re-released)
    1903 18362.116 May 2019 Update May 21, 2019
    1909 18363.476 November 2019 Update November 12, 2019
    2004 19041.264 May 2020 Update May 27, 2020


    Contents

    • Option One: To Find Windows Version Number in About Windows
    • Option Two: To Find Windows Version Number in Settings
    • Option Three: To Find Windows Version Number in Registry Editor






    OPTION ONE

    To Find Windows Version Number in About Windows


    1 Press the Win + R keys to open Run, type winver into Run, and click/tap on OK to open About Windows.

    2 Look to see what the version (ex: 1511) number is.

    Find Windows 10 Version Number-windows_10_version_in_winver.png





    OPTION TWO

    To Find Windows Version Number in Settings


    1 Open Settings, and click/tap on the System icon.

    2 Click/tap on About on the left side, and look to see what the Version (ex: 2004) number is on the right side. (see screenshot below)

    Find Windows 10 Version Number-windows_10_version_in_settings.png





    OPTION THREE

    To Find Windows Version Number in Registry Editor


    1 Press the Win + R keys to open Run, type regedit into Run, and click/tap on OK to open Registry Editor.

    2 If prompted by UAC, click/tap on Yes.

    3 In the left pane of Registry Editor, browse to the key below. (see screenshot below)

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion

    4 In the right pane of the CurrentVersion key, look to see what the data (ex: 1511) shows for the ReleaseId string value. This will be the version number.

    Find Windows 10 Version Number-windows_10_version_in_registry_editor.png


    That's it,
    Shawn



  1. Cliff S's Avatar
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       #1

    Then there's also winver in start menu or even file explorer(as with most system32 commands:
    You type:
    Find Windows 10 Version Number-image-002.png


    Windows reads it so
    Find Windows 10 Version Number-image-001.png
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  2. nigelmercier's Avatar
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       #2

    Thanks Shawn, now I understand the difference between the version and the build.
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  3. Brink's Avatar
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       #3

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  4. Edwin's Avatar
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       #4

    Windows version is also accessible from a number of 'Help/About' locations:

    Find Windows 10 Version Number-000068.png
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  5. Berton's Avatar
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       #5

    Is this chart correct? Seems something ain't.
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  6. Brink's Avatar
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       #6

    Hello @Berton,

    Yes, it's correct. What didn't look right to you?
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  7. Berton's Avatar
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       #7

    The date for Version 1703 seems to be a year earlier.
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  8. Brink's Avatar
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       #8

    Berton said:
    The date for Version 1703 seems to be a year earlier.
    Oops, now fixed. Thank you.
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  9. Berton's Avatar
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       #9

    You're welcome.
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