How to check if Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is installed

895855903_fc44814b08_z

CC 2.0 image courtesy Rosa Menkman on Flickr

The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update came out in Fall 2017 and already 85% of PCs have it installed. This release, version 1709, has lots of new features and updates. So, how do you know if it’s installed or not on your computer? This article shows you two methods to verify if the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is installed.

System Settings About Page

To see which version of Windows 10 your device is running, click Start > Settings (the gear icon above the Start button) > System > About tab.

This page can also be launched from the Run window by specifying Windows Key + R. Then type ms-settings:about and hit Enter.

The About page displays basic specs of the device, including processor, memory, and operating system info, as well as what edition of Windows you’re running. Check the Version field under Window Specifications to see if 1709 is the current version on your computer.

Creators01

Using winver

Winver is a command displaying information about the Windows operating installed.

To check the version, click Start and type winver to search for the program. Open it.

It can also be launched from the Run window by specifying Windows Key + R. Then type winver and hit Enter.

Check the Version field and look for 1709.

Creators02

Summary

This article has shown you two different methods to check if the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is installed on your system. Doing so lets you know if you need to install it or not.

About Ken Cenerelli
I am a technical writer/programmer writer/content developer, .NET developer, Microsoft MVP, public speaker, blogger, and Microsoft Azure nerd. I blog about technology at kencenerelli.wordpress.com and am on Twitter via @KenCenerelli.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: