Windows 11 is available in several editions: Home, Pro, Education, Enterprise, and SE are the popular educations.
If you think a feature is missing from your Windows 11 installation, you’d better check out the Windows 11 edition as some features are exclusive to the Pro and Enterprise editions.
For example, BitLocker Drive Encryption is only part of the Pro and Business editions.
If you have installed Windows 11 yourself by manually creating a bootable media and then installing Windows 11, chances are you are familiar with the edition of Windows 11 installed on your PC. However, if you are not sure, use one of the five methods mentioned below to find out your edition of Windows 11.
Method 1 of 6
- 1 Check the edition of Windows 11 using the About Windows dialog
- 2 Check the edition of Windows 11 using System Information
- 3 Know Your Edition of Windows 11 Using Command Prompt
- 4 Discover the Windows 11 edition through the Settings app
- 5 Check Windows 11 edition through Windows PowerShell
- 6 Check Windows 11 edition through Settings
Check the edition of Windows 11 using the About Windows dialog
The About Windows dialog box displays various information about your Windows 11 installation, including edition and build number.
Step 1: Writes winver in the search box and press the Enter key to open the About Windows dialog box.
In addition to searching, you can type winver.exe in the Run command and press the Enter key to open the same.
Step 2: The first paragraph shows the Windows 11 edition (see image below).
Method 2 of 6
Check the edition of Windows 11 using System Information
Step 1: Open the System information program using search.
Step 2: On the left side, make sure the System overview is selected.
Step 3: On the right side, the OS name field shows Windows 11 edition.
Method 3 of 6
Know Your Edition of Windows 11 Using Command Prompt
Step 1: Start the command prompt by typing the same or CMD in the search and pressing the Enter key.
Step 2: In the command prompt window, type system information and press the Enter key to generate a full hardware and software report.
Step 3: the Operating system name field (second from top) shows your edition of Windows 11.
Method 4 of 6
Discover the Windows 11 edition through the Settings app
Step 1: Open the Settings app. On the left side, click System.
Step 2: Now on the right side scroll down the page to see the Upon. Click on it.
Step 3: Under the Windows Specifications section, the Edition field displays the required information.
Method 5 of 6
Check Windows 11 edition through Windows PowerShell
Step 1: The right button of the mouse on the Start button on the taskbar, and then click Windows terminal.
Step 2: In the Terminal window, type system information and then press the Get into key to generate the report.
Step 3: the Operating system name The field displays the Windows 11 edition details.
As you can see in the image below, the report also shows the Windows 11 installation date and the system startup time.
Method 6 of 6
Check Windows 11 edition through Settings
Step 1: Go to Windows 11 Settings > System > Activation page.
Step 2: The page shows your edition of Windows 11.