This guide will show you how to find your current windows version using command line. This is helpful when you need to know more details than just “Windows 10” or “Windows 7”. Most likely this will be important to you if you are reporting a bug to windows. Also this might be important if you are having troubles with your windows installation and there is a mentions that if you have version “xxxx” or higher, you have the fix.
With command line open, simply type the
ver command in, then hit enter key.
Now you should see the version of windows that you are currently running. In the picture below you can see I am running
Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.17134.1069].
Command line has many wonderful commands to help find useful information, like your windows version. Half the battle is just figuring out the commands exist!
What commands are you using in Windows Command Line? Drop a comment below and maybe someone might learn a cool new command. I have found the best way to learn new tricks is from the experience of the peers that surround us!
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