How to View the Windows 10 OS Version and Build

Windows 10 is constantly being finalized and updated. Developers are releasing new builds with new features, optimizations and improvements. Why do you sometimes need to find out the version of the operating system? At least in order to know whether everything is in order with the updates, whether they are blocked, whether patches are downloaded normally that cover the vulnerabilities, because this affects the security of Windows 10.

Simple way to view OS Version & Build

Press Win+R.
Type winver.
Press Enter:


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You would be able to view the build number:

win-view-build012

Other methods to view build number

Command prompt

Run command prompt (cmd.exe).
Type systeminfo and press Enter:

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Registry

Launch the registry editor:

regedit-win10

Open the key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion

Find a value named CurrentBuildNumber and view the build number in the Data column:

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That’s it. Please, share this guide if you find it useful! Thank you!

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