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TR Community tip: Display your version of Windows

In this tip by TR member Jacky Howe, you'll learn how to quickly display what version of Windows is on your machine and what service pack is installed.
This tip was provided by Jacky Howe.

Have you ever been asked which version of Windows you're using, and you had to reply that you weren't sure? Here's a quick way to find out what version of Windows is on your machine and what service pack is installed:

  1. Press [Windows]+R
  2. Type winver in the Run dialog box
  3. Click Enter

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7 comments
CharlieSpencer
CharlieSpencer

The version is on the General tab.

bhkolts
bhkolts

will bring up the same property sheet.

Neon Samurai
Neon Samurai

But for me, that means a tweakui checkbox rather than doing the regedit by hand.

CharlieSpencer
CharlieSpencer

I think I can remember it from day to day without having to minimize an app to see the desktop.

Neon Samurai
Neon Samurai

It was one of the cosmetic things I used to do rather than out of need to reference constantly. I still love the "2600" in the version number.

Sonja Thompson
Sonja Thompson

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