Windows-10-icon-blueIf you were an a Windows 10 insider, as it was being developed, you got new builds of Windows all the time. It was easy to see what build you were running because it was displayed in the bottom right corner of your desktop. But as of build 10240 it’s not there so how do you know what build you are running?

There are multiple ways to accomplish this. Here are the three that come to my mind:

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Use winver.exe

Click the Start Button and type “winver” and hit [enter].

You’ll get a windows dialog box that shows the details about your windows operating system.

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From the command prompt

Click the Start Button and type “cmd.exe” and hit enter.

From the command prompt type “ver” and hit  [enter]

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Check the Registry

Click the Start Button and type “regedt32.exe” and hit enter.

In the registry editor tool brows to the hive:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion

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From PowerShell

Run the command-
“[Environment]::OSVersion”

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