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Operating System - How do I know my Windows version?

Use the "winver" command to discover your Windows operating system version.

  1. Press the Windows key + R to open the "Run" dialog
  2. Type "winver" and press Enter or click OK

    Windows 7
    Windows Run Command

    Windows 10
    Window 10 Run Command

  3. A window should pop up which displays detailed version information

    Windows 7
    Windows 7 version information

    Windows 10
    Windows 10 version information

If you have questions, please contact the ITS Help Desk at 608.342.1400 or  You may also visit the Help Desk on the first floor of the Karrmann Library.

Keywords:Windows 10 7 XP version build operating systems winver   Doc ID:61464
Owner:Nathan M.Group:UW Platteville
Created:2016-03-02 16:52 CSTUpdated:2019-05-01 08:09 CST
Sites:UW Platteville
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