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RuntimeEnvironment.GetSystemVersion Method

Gets the version number of the common language runtime that is running the current process.

Namespace:  System.Runtime.InteropServices
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public static string GetSystemVersion()

Return Value

Type: System.String
A string containing the version number of the common language runtime.

The following example demonstrates calling the GetSystemVersion method. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the RuntimeEnvironment class.

// Show the CLR's version number.
Console.WriteLine("System version: {0}", RuntimeEnvironment.GetSystemVersion());

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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