Windows 10 was launched in July of 2015. Since then, Microsoft has released five major revisions (1511, 1607, 1703, 1709 and 1803). Each revision includes significant enhancements making Windows 10 easier to use and more secure. Microsoft delivers new versions through multiple channels which include: Windows Upgrade Assistant, Media Creation Tool and of course Windows Update. Depending on the method you choose to install Windows 10, here is How to check which version of Windows 10 installed.
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Starting with the Windows 10 Creators Update, Microsoft now delivers revisions of Windows 10 in predictable phases; March and September of each year. This will help customers, particularly businesses, plan their deployments smoothly
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How to check installed Windows 10 version.
- Press Windows key + R on your keyboard. It will bring up run command.
Type winver and click on OK or hit Enter on keyboard.
Where it says 1511, 1607 or 1703 will indicate the version you have installed. The first two numbers represent the year, followed by the month:
15 – 2015, 11 – November,
16 – 2016, 07 – July,
17 – 2017, 03 – March.
17 – 2017, 09 – September
18 – 2018, 03 – March
You will also notice the build number has increased. Please note where it says .1 will change depending on when you installed 1803 and when it was updated. For example, if you run Windows Update as of this writing it will display .1. The Windows 10 Spring Creators Update is currently at 17134.1 as of this writing.
Another way you can check is by launching Start > Settings > Systems > About
Learn more about Windows 10.
- How to install Windows 10
- How to Create USB Bootable Windows 10 installation media
- How to Create Bootable USB/DVD media from ISO for Windows 10
- Windows 10 complete Guide