What is my Windows Operating System

  1. Click the Start button in the lower right corner of the screen.
  2. If you see a Run... option, click it, otherwise you will enter the following step in the search field. If you unable to find either option you can use the shortcut, Windows Key + R, to open the Run dialog.
  3. In either the run window or the search field on the start menu enter winver and press the Enter key.
  4. An About Windows box will appear. Your operating system version will be show here. You will likely see one of the following versions:
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8