Windows 10: Windows 10240: how to confirm update version?
Windows 10240: how to confirm update version?
I still have an old install of the initial version 10240. I would like to confirm that the CU actually has updated it. 'winver' only reveals Version 10.0 (Build 10240).
Where can I find the 'long' version like in 10240.17113 ?
In the registry I found that string here:
and many in this sub string:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Component Based Servicing\ComponentDetect
Settings, System, About should show that.
from a websearch
view Windows operating system version
That works for the version 1511 and 1607 but not for the 10240 so I am back at square one.
Well, in 1607 opening a command prompt and typing SYSTEMINFO shows:
OS Name: Microsoft Windows 10 Home
OS Version: 10.0.14393 N/A Build 14393
Gave similar level of detail in Win7, so should work in 10240 too.
Additional: just realised not quite enough detail for you though. You want to know the update(s) installed as well. That is also shown by systeminfo as a list of Hotfix(s) (with KB numbers) in order of instalation...
Hotfix(s): 3 Hotfix(s) Installed.
Last edited by Bree; 14 Sep 2016 at 20:52.
Negative. In 10240 it does not show the Version # , just that it is Windows 10 pro/Home. neither the "about" nor the "system Info" show the version. The only way I can check the new version without getting in the registry is by checking the version of Edge.
Have you tried searching for a solution - even freeware utilities that give system info?
Here's another possibility: Help About
Also look at your update history:
Settings, Update, Update History
why would I install third party software (I know there is a lot out there) just to get the version of my install?? That does not make any sense.
Update history does not reveal the actual version# of the build but just which updates have been installed.
To recap one more time: this is about the initial install Version 10240, NOT 1511 or 1607.
I think it's time you tried a web search to find a solution. There are few here who will still have 10240.
You want information. If third party software gives it to you (where was this mentioned?) your problem is solved.
Or are you being so pedantic you will only accept a Windows only answer?
Now as to your update history:
systeminfo lists your updates. As does update history.
Therefore if you research yuor latest update, you may be able to get a build number.
Look through it carefully.
You are still missing the point.....
Yes it does, with a little bit of work. Look at the update history for the latest Cumulative Update. Google the KBnnnnn number to find the Microsoft Support page for that particular update. Note its release date then check it against this table.
or just look here: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/...update-history where all updates are listed, the most recent update being:
September 13, 2016 — KB3185611 (OS Build 10240.17113)
I have been away from my home in South Africa for over a month, visiting family in the UK & Ireland. I did not have my Win10 Pro 64-bit laptop with me while I was away from home.
Is this the latest version of Win 10 available?
I joined the Insider Preview Program 4 months ago. I regularly updated all builds but since about 3 weeks, I do not receive any updates. I know that the last build is 10532 but I do not receive those updates. I contacted Microsoft this morning...
I have Win 10 updates set to "Notify to Schedule Restart". Will it ask me to confirm before it restarts (since it seems to schedule them about 3:00 a.m. when I'm asleep). I'd rather my computer not reboot without my ok. Thanks.
UPDATE: KB3074665 update now available, and requires restart.
How to Check for and Install Windows Updates in Windows 10
Is version 10240 the RTM release for W10?
There's no watermark on the desktop, over the taskbar, so it's presumably the RTM version, correct?