What version of Windows do I have?

You can check what version of Windows you are using by comparing your desktop with the photos below.

Windows 10 looks like this:

The bottom taskbar has a search field or search button.

When you click on the Windows icon at the bottom left corner, it pops up a Start Menu with tiles for each app.

Windows 7 looks like this:

The bottom taskbar is transparent.

When you click on the Windows icon at the bottom left corner, it pops up a transparent Start Menu and inside the menu is a search field.

Windows 8.1 looks like this:

When you click on the Windows icon at the bottom left corner, it will open a Start Screen with tiles for each app instead of a Start Menu.

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