Find Windows Version and Architecture

Explains how to find out Windows operating system version and architecture easily.

You can run the Winver.exe command-line tool to determine the version of Windows Server 2003 / Windows Vista or XP that is installed on your computer:

  1. Click Start, and then Select Run.
  2. In the Open box, type winver, and then press [ENTER] key.

Find Windows Version
(Fig.01: Viewing Windows Version [Click to enlarge])

Getting Windows Version and Architecture Information

Simply find out My Computer on desktop > Select My Computer > Right click > Properties :
Basic windows version architecture information
(Fig.02: Viewing Windows Version and Other Basic Information [Click to enlarge])

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2 thoughts on “Find Windows Version and Architecture”

  1. I couldn’t help but notice…The top example doesn’t show processor architecture. I assume if it does not specify 64 bit, then it is 32 bit. I am trying to identify architecture on a Windows Server 2003 machine.

  2. Here is a tip:
    Open a command prompt and type “echo %processor_architecture%” (without the quotes) and you’ll get x86 or x64 depending on the version of Windows installed.

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