How to Check Windows Version on Laptop – When you want to download an application that will be installed on your Laptop/PC, you see a choice of Windows version, while you don’t know what Windows you are using and how you check the Windows version?
How to Check Windows Version Laptop/PC
If you don’t know-how, the process of downloading and installing the application you want is hampered.
So, so that this does not become an obstacle, on this occasion we will discuss this method.
Our first step is specifically for Windows 10 users according to technology. Whether you’re using Windows 10 Ori or fake, the most important thing is how to check the version below you can do it easily, let’s see!
1. Lewat About PC
About PC is a service that is embedded into 32bit and 64bit Windows systems to check the type of computer or laptop specifications.
Without further ado, here’s how to check Windows 10 version via About PC:
- The first method, open the Start Menu and select Settings with the gear icon
- After entering Settings, select the System option
- On the left menu, scroll down then click About
- On the right side, you can see Device Specification
On the right, you can see the very detailed Windows specifications. You can see Device Name, Processor, RAM, Product ID, System Type, Windows Version, OS Build, VRAM memory, VGA type, and many others.
2. Via DXDIAG
DXDIAG (DirectX Diagnostic Tool) is a Windows 10 default tool that is used to diagnose errors (errors) from the PC/Laptop device you are using.
Not only that, this DirectX Diagnostic Tool also functions to check the Windows version, you know. Want to know how? Here are the steps we mean:
- First, right-click on the Start Menu icon Windows
- Then select the Run option then type DXDIAG and press Enter
- If the DirectX Diagnostic Tool window appears, click the Yes button
- Automatically displays System Information that you can use to check the Windows version
There is some information that you can get, take a look at the following table as an example:
|Current Date/Time||30 April 2021, 09:54:44|
|Operating System||Windows 10 Pro-64-bit (10.0, Build 19042)|
|Language||English (Regional Setting: English)|
|System Manufacturer||To Be Filled By O.E.M.|
|System Model||To Be Filled By O.E.M.|
|BIOS||BIOS Date: 07/26/18 18:24:27 Ver: 05.0000C|
|Processor||Inel(R) Core(TM) i%-9400F CPU @ 2.90GHz (6 CPUs), ~2.9GHz|
|Page File HDD||11406MB User, 6959MB Available|
|DirectX Version||DirectX 12|
If you look deeper, into the details of the Operating System there is a 64-bit text. This means that your system uses x64 manufacturers, not x86 because x86 is owned by a 32-bit system type.
Likewise, with the type of license used, we happen to use an original/original OEM license which will be permanently active.
You can also check if the Windows license is active or not.
If it’s not active, it’s possible that the System Model and Manufacturer section says ‘Windows Not Active’. The solution for that, you can read how to solve Windows activation in Windows 10.
How to Check Windows 8 Version
Actually, checking the version of Windows 8 through the above method can also be done. The reason is that Windows 8 with Windows 10 looks like the UI (User Interface) is almost the same.
However, we have also provided a way to check the Windows version specifically for Windows 8/8.1. More specifically, here are the steps:
Step #1: Swipe the menu on the right then click the Search icon
Step #2: Enter the keyword My then a program related to that keyword will appear
Step #3: Right-click on This PC then select Properties
Step #4: Now you can see the Windows specifications, from the version to the processor used
How to Check Windows 7 Version
We also discuss old-school operating systems, for example, Windows 7. Until now, there are still many who use this old OS.
But unfortunately, this version of Windows is no longer provided with ‘Update’ support .
For this Windows 7 OS, how to check the version is very easy to do.
Because you only need to follow one step, in contrast to Windows 10 earlier, there are 2 steps to do.
Here’s how to find out the version of Windows 7 easily:
- Step 1: Open the Start Menu and enter the password System
- Step 2: Select the program menu called System Information
- Step 3: Automatically displays Windows details and can see the version
It’s clear there you can see the Windows version, even what System Type is being used. In addition, it is also clear how much RAM capacity, total system hard drive capacity, and many others.
Actually, you don’t have to bother checking the Windows version using complicated methods, for example, checking the version via CMD (Command Prompt) or the Speedy application.
This is the article on how to check the windows version on the laptop, Which you can try to check your laptop/PC version. If the method above is not clear or there are shortcomings, you may correct this discussion through the comments column.