How do I find my Windows version?

Applies to Windows: 7, 8, 10

Want to know what version of Windows you are running? Here are 3 ways to find it…

Method 1: 

  1. Press the start button (Windows logo icon) on the bottom left corner of the screen.
  2. Type Computer (on Windows 8 and 10 computer, you’ll need to type This PC)
  3. Right click and select properties

Method 2: This is a key combination on your keyboard

  1. Press Windows logo key + R
  2. Type winver, then click OK.

Method 3: This is a key combination on your keyboard

  1. Press the Windows logo key + Pause/Break button 

Note: The pause break button is usually on the top right hand portion of your keyboard.

Personal note: Method 3 is my method of choice and works on any version of Windows.

Want to know more keyboard shortcuts? Check out these links –

Windows 7 Keyboard shortcuts

Windows 10 Keyboard shortcuts

 

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