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Find Out Which windows 10 Version Build and Edition you have installed

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Did you know which windows 10 Version Build and Edition you have installed on your PC? Basically, this thing didn’t affect your daily work on your PC. But Finding out which edition, version or build of Windows 10 is running,  on your PC can help you determine which features are available. Check and Find Out Which windows 10 version and build number, with the edition of Windows 10 is running on your computer is very easy. Here this post we discuss different ways to check which Which Windows 10 Version, Build and Edition you have installed on your PC.




  • Edition: The “Edition” line tells you which edition of Windows 10 you’re using — Windows 10 Home, Professional, Enterprise, or Education.
  • Build Number: Look at the “Version” and “OS Build” lines. If you have the original version of Windows 10, you’ll just see “OS Build 16299.15”.  If Microsoft were to release a build of Windows 10 in September (the 17th month) of 2017, its version number would be “Version 1709”.
  • 64-bit or 32-bit: The “System type” line tells you whether you’re using the 32-bit version of Windows 10 or the 64-bit version. It also tells you whether your PC is compatible with the 64-bit version or not.
    For example, “64-bit operating system, x64-based processor” indicates you’re using a 64-bit version of Windows 10 on a 64-bit processor. “32-bit operating system, x64-based processor” indicates you’re using a 32-bit version of Windows 10, but you could install the 64-bit version on your hardware if you preferred.

Check Windows 10 Version, Build and Edition

Checking Which Windows 10 Version, Build and Edition you have installed is very easy. Simply press Windows + R to open Run, here type command winver and hit the enter key. This will open about windows program that lists information about the installed version of Windows. The program is also available in previous versions of the Windows operating system. The about windows screen (winver) tells us that we’re running Windows 10 Pro operating system, Version 1709 and Build 116299.15.

Here you will find The installed OS: its Windows 10

Version: The version uses a four-digit code that refers to the year and month of release.

1709 – The initial release of Windows 10 (September 2017). Fall Creators Update

1703 – The initial release of Windows 10 ( March-April 2017). Creators updte

1607 – The second major update, also called the Anniversary Update for Windows 10 as it is released a year after the initial release of the operating system (July-August 2016).

1507 – The initial release of Windows 10 (July 2015).

1511 – The first major update for Windows 10. (November 2015).

OS Build: The OS Build number offers the same information as the version. It is a bit harder to decipher though as you cannot draw a direct link between the build and version.




Editon:  The About Windows screen highlights the edition of Windows 10 as well. You find it listed in the first sentence after the copyright notice.

Check Windows 10 Version edition and Build no from Settings

Also, you can find out the Windows 10 Versioeditionsns and Build no details from Settings app. To do this open setting by Press Windows + I key then Click on system and from left side select About. This will open About windows screen where you can get windows version, edition and build no details. With your System configuration Details like the Installed processor, Install RAM And System Type: 64 bit or 321 bit.

Check Windows 10 Version edition and Build no from Settings
Check Windows 10 Version edition and Build no from Settings

Command To check Windows 10 Version edition and Build

Also, you can open the Command prompt by type cmd on start menu search, From search results select command prompt. Then type command systeminfo to display your system configuration with Installed OS name, Version, Which edition and build of windows installed on your system.

Command To check Windows 10 Version edition and Build
Command To check Windows 10 Version edition and Build

Check Windows 10 Version, Build and Edition on registry editor

Open Registry Editor type regedit on windows start menu starch and navigate to

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion



In the right pane, you will find everything you need to know about Windows 10’s version, build number and edition details.

Show windows 10 Build number on Desktop 

If you would like to show the windows version and build no on your desktop. You can tweak windows registry to do that. Simply press Win+R and type Regedit and press Enter key When User Account Control asks you Yes or No, select Yes. This Will open Windows Registry window. Now navigate To fallowing

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop
Show windows 10 Build number on Desktop
Show windows 10 Build number on Desktop

Making sure you’ve selected Desktop in the left pane, next, look for PaintDesktopVersion in the right-hand pane of alphabetical entries. Double-click on it and change value data 0 to 1 click ok close window. Close the registry window and simply Restart Windows to take effect. That’s it, you should now see the Windows version painted on your lovely Windows 10 desktop.

I hope after reading this post you can easily find out your installed windows 10 version Editon and build no details. Still, have any query, suggestion feel free to discuss in comments below. also, read Fix a Boot Configuration Data File is Missing Error 0xc0000034

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