If you need to check the version of Windows that is running on your PC, try the following steps:
- Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, tapSettings, and then tapChange PC settings.
(If you're using a mouse, point to the lower-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer up, clickSettings, and then clickChange PC settings.)
Tap or clickPC and devices, and then tap or clickPC info.
Look underWindowsfor the version and edition ofWindowsthat your PC is running.
Here's what the Start screen looks like inWindows8.1andWindowsRT8.1.
On the Start screen, typeComputer, press and hold or right-clickComputer, and then tap or clickProperties.
Look underWindowseditionfor the version and edition ofWindowsthat your PC is running.
Here's what the Start screen looks like inWindows8andWindowsRT.
Click theStartbutton, typeComputerin the search box, right-clickComputer, and then clickProperties.
Look underWindows editionfor the version and edition of Windows that your PC is running.
Here's what the Start menu looks like inWindows7andWindowsVista.
Click theStartbuttonclickRun, typewinver, and then press Enter.