PowerTip: Check Windows 8 Edition by Using PowerShell 3.0

Doctor Scripto

Dr Scripto

Summary: Use Windows PowerShell 3.0 to determine the specific edition of Windows 8 running on your computer.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question  Using Windows PowerShell 3.0 in Windows 8, how can you determine the edition of Windows that is installed?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer  Use the Get-WindowsEdition cmdlet with the Online switch:

           Get-WindowsEdition -Online



Comments are closed.