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 helpdesk@uwplatt.edu.  You may also visit the Help Desk on the first floor of the Karrmann Library.