Check What Version of Windows 10 Running on Your Computer

Most of the Windows 10 users do not need to know which version of Windows they are using, to many of them it does not make any difference, which is all right.

The users should not have to know exactly which version of the operating system they are using on their PCs. However, some of the users like to keep track of every release of Windows and its updates and they need to know about which version of Windows they are using.

In this article, we will discuss how you can check which version of Windows 10 you are using. There are multiple ways to get the desired information.

What Version of Windows 10 Running on Your Computer?

Open Start Menu and go to Settings

In the settings, window click on System

In the System window, in the bottom left corner go to the “About” section

In the “About” section you will see the Windows Specifications and it has all the information about the Edition, Version, and OS build.

Additionally, if you are looking to rename your PC, you can also do it in the “About” section under the Device Specifications

Although, there is a shorter way to check the Windows version

Just Open Run Command by pressing Win + R key combination

Type-in “winver” in the run command and click OK.

A dialogue box showing all the information will appear, and that is the information you are looking for.

If you are not comfortable with the Run Command, you can type “winver” into search right next to the Start button in the Taskbar and you will get the same result i.e.

About Windows dialogue box with your desired information.

Just for your information, if you are a Windows Insider, your windows version will have an expiration date but you do not need to worry about it at all, as Microsoft is continually updating its operating system and the expiration date shall extend with every update.

Although, you can unregister yourself from the insider program and Window will automatically revert to normal state without any expiration date.

Muhammad Imran Habib

Imran is a technology evangelist with 8 years of experience working with some of the Industry leading companies. Imran's expertise includes On-Prem/Virtual Infrastructure deployments, IT Solutions for SMEs, End User Computing Support.

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