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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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    02 Oct 2018
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    How to Find Windows 10 Version Number


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

    Windows 10 version history and Windows 10 release information

    Version Build Description Release Date
    1507 10240 Threshold 1 July 29, 2015
    1511 10586 November Update November 10, 2015
    1607 14393 Anniversary Update August 2, 2016
    1703 15063 Creators Update April 5, 2016
    1709 16299.15 Fall Creators Update October 17, 2017
    1803 17334.1 April 2018 Update April 30, 2018
    1809 17763.1 October 2018 Update October 2, 2018


     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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       07 Dec 2015 #1

    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

    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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       07 Dec 2015 #3

      My ComputersSystem Spec

  4.    09 Dec 2015 #4

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

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