ver

Displays the operating system version number.

This command is supported in the Windows Command prompt (Cmd.exe), but not in PowerShell.

For examples of how to use this command, see Examples.

Syntax

ver

Parameters

Parameter Description
/? Displays help at the command prompt.

Examples

To obtain the version number of the operating system from the Command shell (cmd.exe), type:

ver

The ver command does not work in PowerShell. To obtain the OS version from PowerShell, type:

$PSVersionTable.BuildVersion

Additional references

Command-Line Syntax Key