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How to find/ check which Windows 10 build and version number you have?

How to find check Windows 10 build and version number

It is very important to know the details of the operating system you are using. The Windows Edition, version number, OS Build, system build are some common information. If you are installing a new Windows OS, you must know whether your system is of a 32-bit 64-bit version. The different build version of the Windows packs different note-worthy features.  You can upgrade your Windows with this information and never miss any features. To find such system information you don’t have to install any third-party software.

Windows 10 System Details


This gives the information about the edition of the Windows 10 that you are using- Home, Professional, Education or Enterprise. You can easily upgrade from Home edition to Professional edition but if you want to switch between Enterprise or Education edition then it requires a complete reinstall plus a special key that is not provided to normal Home edition users.


The version number denotes the version of Windows that you are using. This number is based on the date of the most recent large build release and uses ‘YYMM’ format. For example, the version number of Windows 10 of my system is 1903. This means the version my system is running is from 3rd Month (March) of 2019.

OS Build

OS Build indicates the specific operating system your device is running. It’s a timeline of minor build releases.

System Type

System Type tells whether the user has the 32-bit version of the Windows or 64-bit version.  

How to find/ check Windows 10 build and version number?

To check the Windows 10 build and version number there are different methods. Here we have listed easy methods that do not require installation of third-party apps.

Method 1: Windows Settings

  • Click on Windows (flag icon), type ‘Settings’ and press enter. On the settings menu select ‘System’.

windows 10 system settings

  • On the ‘System’ scroll down on the left-hand side and tap on ‘About’.

windows 10 build-version-number

  • Scroll down and you will see Device specification and Windows 10 specifications

Method 2: Using Run Command

windows 10 run command

  • Press Windows (Flag) key + R. Type ‘winver’ and hit enter. This will display the Windows 10 details.

windows 10 winver command

Method 3: Using System Information

How to find check Windows 10 build and version number

  • Click on Windows (flag icon), type ‘System Information’ and press enter. On the settings menu select ‘System’.

windows 10 sytem information build-version-number

  • System Information consists of details regarding Hardware Resources, Components, and Software Environment. On the right-hand side, you can see the Windows 10 details.

If you are any confusion/ queries on how to find the Windows 10 build number, please comment down. We will try our best to help you.

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