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How to Open "About Windows" in Windows 7
Published by Brink
03 Nov 2008
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How to Open "About Windows" in Windows 7

information   Information
This will show you how to open the About Windows window to see what the edition, version, build number, and registered owner and organization is for your installed Windows 7.

Note   Note
The About Windows exe file is located at C:\Windows\System32\winver.exe.


EXAMPLE: About Windows
Name:  About.jpg
Views: 1889
Size:  53.2 KBName:  SP1.jpg
Views: 2000
Size:  55.7 KB
Here's How:
1. Open the Start Menu.

2. In the Search box, type winver and press Enter. (see screenshots below)
Name:  SM1.jpg
Views: 2055
Size:  56.3 KBName:  SM2.jpg
Views: 2088
Size:  30.2 KB
That's it,
Shawn




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15 Mar 2009   #1
stranger87

Windows 7
 
 

I also find sombody fix winver apperence to Windows 8 Ultimate, version, build, date but i don't know and i want to learn.
To Change Top Windows 7 Ultimate image to Windows 8 (xx) Ultimate i know, it's in shell32.dll but i don't know to change text version, build,...
Can you show me?
Thanks so much!

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15 Mar 2009   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Stranger87, and welcome to Seven Forums.

All they did was take a screenshot of the window, then edited the image.
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15 Mar 2009   #3
stranger87

Windows 7
 
 

Thanks Brink.
But i want to know how they can edit text version, build, date...?
Or your mine they only edit this image, don't change those text in any .dll?
Thanks!
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15 Mar 2009   #4
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

They only edited the image, and did not make any file changes. Total fake.
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15 Mar 2009   #5
stranger87

Windows 7
 
 

Thanks Brink very much!
now i know!
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15 Mar 2009   #6
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

You're welcome. Now do not go and post fake screenshots.
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03 Apr 2009   #7
PhoneyVirus

Windows 7 Professional (64-bit)
 
 

You can also just type ver in the command prompt for a quick tip.
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04 Apr 2009   #8
digim0n

w7 x86 7068
 
 

i think windows 7 beta should exipire 01.07.2009. but when i typed "winver" i get these screen (look atachment) is it some kind of error or what. I registred and activated Windows 7 with product key that i get from microsoft... sry for OT


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04 Apr 2009   #9
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by digim0n View Post
i think windows 7 beta should exipire 01.07.2009. but when i typed "winver" i get these screen (look atachment) is it some kind of error or what. I registred and activated Windows 7 with product key that i get from microsoft... sry for OT
That is the correct expiration date, only the Beta was 01.07.09 and we are now in the RC branch.
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