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    Find Windows 10 Version Number

    Find Windows 10 Version Number

    How to Find Windows 10 Version Number
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    14 Mar 2017
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    How to Find Windows 10 Version Number

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


    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






    Find Windows 10 Version Number OPTION ONE Find Windows 10 Version Number
    To Find Windows Version Number in About Windows

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

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

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    Find Windows 10 Version Number OPTION TWO Find Windows 10 Version Number
    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: 1511) number is on the right side. (see screenshot below)

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    Find Windows 10 Version Number OPTION THREE Find Windows 10 Version Number
    To Find Windows Version Number in Registry Editor

    1. Press the Win+R keys to open Run, type regedit, 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.

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    That's it,
    Shawn


  1. Cliff S's Avatar
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    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 14393, Windows 10 Insider Fast Ring, Windows 8.1 Update, Ubuntu
       07 Dec 2015 #1

    Then there's also winver in start menu or even file explorer(as with most system32 commands:
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    Windows reads it so
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  2.    07 Dec 2015 #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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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15063
       07 Dec 2015 #3

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  4. Posts : 7,908
    Windows 10 Professional
       09 Dec 2015 #4

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

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