Identify Operating System

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Identify The Version of Windows

Windows XP

To identify Windows XP

  1. Click/Select Start
  2. Right Click My Computer
  3. Click/Select Properties

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  • Under the General tab the system information is listed, similar to the highlighted example below:

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Windows Vista and Windows 7

Windows Vista and Windows 7 commonly have two types of architecture Windows Vista/7 32-bit and Windows Vista/7 64-bit. To identify:

  1. Click/Select Start
  2. Right click Computer
  3. Click/Select Properties

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  • Located under the System heading the System Type will be listed as highlighted.

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