You would think that the build number would be shown in SYSTEM, where is shows the version of Windows 10 you are using but it does not. If you want to know the version of Windows 10 you are using:
Today the most current build is 1607. The build numbers are a combination of year and month so 1607 was finished in July (07) of 2016 (16).
If you want a simple explanation of the Windows naming convention including product, version, edition, system and build see THIS article.
Below are all of the three Windows 10 non-beta releases so far and a complete list of ALL builds is being maintained here.
Jul 2015 – Version 10 – Build 10.0.10240
Nov 2015 – Version 1511 – Build 10.0.10586
Jul 2016 – Version 1607 – Build 10.0.14393
|Operating System||Major Version number|
|Windows Server 2016||10.0*|
|Windows Server 2012 R2||6.3*|
|Windows Server 2012||6.2|
|Windows Server 2008 R2||6.1|
|Windows Server 2008||6.0|
|Windows Server 2003 R2||5.2|
|Windows Server 2003||5.2|
|Windows XP 64-Bit Edition||5.2|
If you want to write some C code you can use something like:
MessageBox(NULL, “You need at least Windows 8”, “Version Not Supported”, MB_OK);
See THIS post for more code explanations.
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