Is my computer running Windows 7?

Microsoft is ending support for Windows 7 on January 14, 2020. Use this article to help you determine if your computer is still using Windows 7 and collect information that IT can use to help you determine your next steps.

Method 1: Quick Visual Inspection

The easiest way to determine if you have Windows 7 is by the look of your Start button.
The menu button under the green check mark is an example of an Windows 7 Start button with no modifications to the theme. 

Method 2: System Information

  1. Open the Start menu
  2. Type msinfo32 and press enter

  3. Collect the information from the following fields:
    • OS Name
    • System Name
    • System Manufacturer
    • System Model
    • System Type

Method 3: System Properties

  1. Open the Start Menu
  2. Right click on My Computer and select Properties

  3. Collect the following information:
    • Windows Edition
    • System Type
    • Computer Name

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