Windows is by far most used desktop operating system on planet Earth. However, not all computers have the same version; and even when they do, it might not even be the same edition. Microsoft constantly releases updates to its system that improve certain functions, but not all users install it due to lack of time, lack of connection or ignorance of the subject.
You want to know what version of windows do you have your computer? Now, as we are about to upgrade from Windows 10 to 11, it has become more necessary than ever to know. For it, here we will show you how to find out in easy steps.
Also, in addition to knowing if you have Windows 7, 8, 10 or 11, we will also show you how to know the version or to construct current version of your operating system. On the other hand, if you want to know if your computer is running a 32-bit or 64-bit version, here’s how to find out.
How to find out which version of Windows is installed on your PC
For find the current version and build of your Windows, you just have to follow this simple process that we will detail below.
- Use your keyboard shortcuts: To start the procedure, press the key with the Windows logo + the letter R. Once you have done this, the execution window will open on your computer screen.
- run the command: In the text box that appears next to the word Open, type “winner“, without the quotes. You will see that a new window opens on the screen with the information you are looking for.
In the new window you will see the windows version your computer is working. Also, in the second line of text that appears on the screen you will be detailed to construct or exact version of your operating system. You can also see the build number of it, in case you need to know.
On the other hand, in the fourth line it is specified if you have an edition Family, Pro, Business or Education of Windows.
Alternative method and how to tell if your system is 32 or 64 bit
In case you can’t open the window Course to write the command, it still exists another way to know which version of windows launch your computer.
- Select menu Start Windows icon at the bottom left of the screen.
- Here, go to Setting.
- In the menu you can access the section System.
- Find section About.
Now, at the bottom of this window, you will be able to see all your operating system information. Windows details all the specs of it, from the edition, the version, until the day you installed it.
How to tell if you have a 32 or 64 bit operating system
On this same screen we will find the necessary information to know if we are executing a 32-bit or 64-bit version of Windows. Just scroll down to the section device specifications.
here let’s go System typeand we will see the information”XX-bit operating system, XX-bit processor“. The “X” of course correspond to the type of system used by your computer.