LKBEN11537: Howto get the version of a file with powershell
You need the version information of a certain file.
To get all the information about a file you can use the following powershell command:
Get-Item c:\windows\notepad.exe|Select-Object *
To only find the version you can use:
This will show something like this:
PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> (Get-Item c:\windows\notepad.exe).VersionInfo
ProductVersion FileVersion FileName
-------------- ----------- --------
10.0.22000.1 10.0.22000.1 ... C:\windows\notepad.exe
To only pick the fileversion or productversion you can use:
(Get-Item c:\windows\notepad.exe).VersionInfo.Fileversion (Get-Item c:\windows\notepad.exe).VersionInfo.ProductVersion
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Latest update: 04/03/2022 | Comment: