What version of Windows do I have?

To determine which version of Windows you are running, follow these steps.

  1. Click the "Start" button in the lower left corner.
  2. Find the "Computer" or "My Computer" listing on the menu and right-click.
  3. Select "Properties."

A window should pop up and display information about your computer. It will show you what version of Windows you are running, how much RAM you have, and other important information.

Windows 7 will show you the following screen with information about your computer:

Windows 7 Computer Properties

Windows XP will show you this screen of computer information:

Windows XP