Finding the Operating System on a PC

In order to find out what Operating System is currently running on your PC, follow the below steps:

  1. Right-click on the Windows logo (start menu) which is located in the bottom left corner of your desktop.
  2. Click on System. 
  3. The first page that comes up is "View basic information about your computer" and from there, you can see which Operating System you are running. 

*If you do not see System when you click on the Windows logo (start menu) and instead see Computer, follow the below steps:

  1. Find 'Computer' on the right side of the start menu and right-click on it 
  2. Double click on Properties at the bottom of that new window and the Computer's Basic Information will show, including the Operating System you are running, which you can find at the top of the window.