How can I tell what version of Windows 8 I am running?


You want to know what version of Windows 8 you are running.

Solution 1:

Open the “Control Panel”, then choose “System and Security” then choose “System”.  The edition of Windows you are running will be in the “Windows edition” section.

Solution 2:

Press “Windows Key+R” to open a run dialog and then type in “winver” to start the Windows version dialog program.  This should have the version at the top of the screen.

Solution 3:

Use the command prompt to access the system information.  Press “Windows Key+R” then type in “cmd” to start a command prompt.  From the command line enter this command:

systeminfo | findstr /B /C:"OS Name" /C:"OS Version"