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ComputerInfo.OSVersion Property

Gets the version of the computer's operating system.

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualBasic.Devices
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualBasic (in Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll)
public string OSVersion { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
A String containing the current version number of the operating system.
ExceptionCondition
ExecutionEngineException

The application cannot obtain the operating-system version information.

The My.Computer.Info.OSVersion property formats the version as "major.minor.build.revision".

The My.Computer.Info.OSVersion property provides functionality similar to the Version property of the object returned by the OSVersion property.

This example uses the My.Computer.Info.OSVersion property to display the version of the computer's operating system.

MsgBox("Computer's operating system version: " & 
    My.Computer.Info.OSVersion)

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, 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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