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How to Check the Version of a Windows Operating System

Let’s learn what version of windows do I have on my computer.

It is very simple to know the version of your computer’s operating system. There are two popular methods to identify which operating system version are using on your computer. In this article below, you’ll see the step-by-step guide on how and where to find the operating system version of a computer.

[Steps] How to check the version of a Windows

First Method simplest and easy method

  1. Go to the “Start menu” or “Start screen” in the lower-left corner of the screen and click on it.
  2.  Do right click on Computer or My computer and then left-click on Properties and a Window will pop up. This window contains information about your computer’s operating system. So, it is your operating system.
Step by step guide to find out the operating system
A step-by-step guide to finding out the operating system


Second Method for experts

  1. Click on Start button in the lower left corner of the screen.
  2. Upon clicking it, you’ll see a box where you can input text.
  3. If there is no dialogue box, then look for the Run menu which should be just above the Start button and click on it.
  4. Considering there is a box where you can type in, then you should type Run in it and hit Enter.
  5. After clicking/launching the Run menu, make sure to type “winver” and then hit Enter.
  6. A window will pop up giving you all the info you need about your operating system.

Third Method for computer technicians

  1. Go to the Start menu in the lower-left corner of the screen and click on it.
  2. Type Run in the dialogue box.
    msinfo32 command
  3. Now type msinfo32 in the Run box and Hit Enter. This will bring up a Window that contains all the information you need to know about your operating system.



Q: Looking for driver for Deskjet 990 cxi printer. The form to fill in give options to add. When scrolling down it does not want to take Win 10 as well as 64bit when I click on the options.

A: The requested driver is not available for download even on its official website.
Might be a possibility that you'll get the drivers through Windows Update. We are giving you an article that has explained How to get the printer driver using Windows Update. Please let us know the result.


  1. God !!! I have been spending hours searching for a driver P513W for mac OS 10.6 !!
    each time you think you got to it you are sent to another page that serves nothing …but ridiculous questions …
    Help make thing easy please !

    a capcha code on top of it all ?

    Merci anyway

    • Even Office Brother’s website is not providing Windows Server 2012 drivers for this printer. So we recommend you to please update your windows to get the driver. Please make sure while updating your printer should be connected to your computer and it is turned on.


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