Find Windows 10 Version Number

    Find Windows 10 Version Number

    How to Find Windows 10 Version Number

    Published by BrinkCategory: General Tips
    07 Dec 2015 Last Updated: 6 Days Ago at 13:08

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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.
    Note   Note
    Windows 10 version history and Windows 10 release information

    Version Build Description
    1507 10240 Threshold 1
    1511 10586 November Update
    1607 14393 Anniversary Update
    1703 15063 Creators Update
    1709 16299.15 Fall Creators Update

    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.    07 Dec 2015 #1
    Join Date : Feb 2015
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    Win10 Pro, Win10 Pro N, Win10 Home, Win10 Pro Insider Fast Ring, Windows 8.1 Pro, Ubuntu

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

    Thanks Shawn, now I understand the difference between the version and the build.
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  3.    07 Dec 2015 #3
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  4.    09 Dec 2015 #4
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    Windows 10 Professional

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

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