Windows11

How to Check Build and Version Number on Windows 11/10?

Written by Wyatt Surrey

Microsoft is constantly updating the Windows 10 and Windows 11 operating systems with the latest security patches and new features. So it is very important to update your Windows as soon as an update is available from the Microsoft server. Microsoft continues to push the updates; However, it is also possible to manually check for updates on a Windows 11 PC.

Most Windows users know what OS they are using, but some people don’t know what build number they are using. Microsoft always uses build numbers when they post an update. If you’re using an old build, you might not get any new features. When troubleshooting your Windows 11/10 PC, it is important to know which build you are using. Also need to know which edition of Windows you are using? When downloading a program from the Internet, you need to know whether your operating system is 64-bit or 32-bit, as Windows 10 is still available in both editions. If you don’t know these details, you may be downloading the wrong program or software, which can damage your Windows installation.

In this Gearupwindows article, we are going to walk you through the steps to check the build and version number on a Windows 11/10 PC. You can use the same guidelines on Windows 7/8 / 8.1 to check the built-in number.

There are few methods to quickly and easily check the build and version number on your PC.

Method 1:

Step 1. Press window + R. Keys on the keyboard to launch the Run dialog box.

See also  How to Move Windows 11 Taskbar (Start) to Left Side

Step 2. Im Run Box, type winver and hit Enter using the keyboard to start the “About Windows” dialog, in which you can see the Windows version. Unfortunately, there is no information about the 32-bit / 64-bit operating system.

Method 2:

Step 1. Press window + R. Keys from the keyboard to start the Run Dialog box. By doing Run Field, type “Switchboard“And hit Enter via the keyboard to the. to start Switchboard Window.

Step 2. In the Control Panel windows, make sure that “Seen from“is set to”category“And then click on”system and safety”Option (see picture above).

Step 3. In the “System and Security” windows, click “system. “

Step 4. Now you will be greeted with the settings window. This is where you can find all the details including RAM, Processor, Build Number, Edition of Windows, etc.

In Windows 11

In Windows 10

You can also access the above details by clicking Settings icon in the start menu. Now click on the system Category and then the over Possibility.

About the author

Wyatt Surrey

Wyatt Serrey has spent over 17 years working in the tech industry and also been a Windows fan since he used Windows XP on his computer. He loves to help and teach others how to get the most from their devices, systems, and apps.

Leave a Comment