LKBEN10891: Which version of the Windows operating system exist


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LKB | Created: 02/04/2020 | Version: 1 | Language: EN | Rating: 0 | Outdated: False | Marked for deletion: False

Author: Wim Peeters - Keskon GmbH & Co. KG

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Symptom

You would like to know the versions of the windows OS

Cause

Versions of Windows with year of release

Solution

In this list you will find all versions of windows NT, the naming of the OS and the year it hit the market.

Windows NT 3.1 -> version 3.1 (year 1993)
Windows NT 3.5 -> version 3.5 (year 1994)
Windows NT 3.51 -> version 3.51 (year 1995)
Windows NT 4.0 -> version 4.0 (year 1996)
Windows NT 2000 -> version 5.0 (year 1999)
Windows XP -> version 5.1 (year 2001)
Windows Server 2003 -> version 5.2 (year 2003)
Windows Vista -> version 6.0 (build 6000) (year 2007)
Windows Server 2008 -> version 6.0 (build 6001) (year 2008)
Windows 7 -> version 6.1  (year 2009)
Windows 8 -> version 6.2 (year 2012)
Windows 8.1 -> version 6.3 (year 2013)
Windows 10 -> version 10.0 (year 2015 - 2021)

 

Windows 10 has own versions:

  • version 1507     (year 2015)
  • version 1511     (year 2015)
  • version 1607     (year 2016)
  • version 1703     (year 2017)
  • version 1709     (year 2017)
  • version 1803     (year 2018)
  • version 1809     (year 2018)
  • version 1903     (year 2019)
  • version 1909     (year 2019)
  • version 2004     (year 2020)
  • version 20H2     (year 2020)

 

About the Author

Wim Peeters is electronics engineer with an additional master in IT and over 30 years of experience including time spent in support, development, consulting, training and database administration. Wim has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. He has developed in C/C++, Java and C# on Windows and Linux in different European countries and different European languages. He writes knowledge base articles to solve IT problems and publishes them on the Lubby Knowledge Platform where he is one of the most important contributors and the main developer.

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