How to Check Build and Version Number on Windows 11/10?

Microsoft keeps updating Windows 10 and Windows 11 operating systems with the latest security patches and new features. Hence, it is very important to update your Windows as and when an update is available from the Microsoft server. Microsoft keeps pushing the updates; however, it is also possible to check for updates manually on Windows 11 PC.

Most Windows users know which operating system they are using, but a few people don’t know which build number they are using. Microsoft always uses build numbers when they provide an update. If you are using an old build, you might not get new features. While troubleshooting your Windows 11/10 PC, it is important to know which build you are using. It is also necessary to know which edition of Windows you are using? While downloading a program from the internet, it is necessary to know your operating system is 64-bit or 32-bit because Windows 10 is still available in both editions. If you don’t know these details, you might download the wrong program or software, and that may damage your Windows installation.

In this gearupwindows article, we will guide you with steps to check the build and version number on Windows 11/10 PC. The same guidelines you can apply on Windows 7/8/8.1 also to check the built number.

There are few methods available to quickly and easily check the build and version number on your PC.

Method 1:

Step 1. Press Windows + R keys from the keyboard to launch the Run dialog box.

Step 2. In the Run box, type winver and hit Enter from the keyboard to launch the “About Windows” dialog, where you can see the Windows version. Unfortunately, you will not find any information about 32-Bit / 64-Bit operating system.

Method 2:

Step 1. Press Windows + R keys from the keyboard to launch the Run dialog box. In the Run box, type “Control Panel” and hit Enter from the keyboard to launch the Control Panel window.

Step 2. Under Control Panel windows, make sure “View by” is set to “Category” and then click on the “System and Security” option (Please refer above image).

Step 3. In the “System and Security” windows, click on the “System.”

Step 4. Now, you will be greeted with the Settings window. Here, you can find all details, including RAM, processor, build number, edition of Windows, etc.

On Windows 11

On Windows 10

You can also access the above details by click on the Settings icon on the Start menu. Now click on the System category and then the About option.

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