Represents information about an operating system, such as the version and platform identifier. This class cannot be inherited.
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
Initializes a new instance of theclass, using the specified platform identifier value and version object.
Gets a System.PlatformID enumeration value that identifies the operating system platform.
Gets the service pack version represented by thisobject.
Gets a System.Version object that identifies the operating system.
Gets the concatenated string representation of the platform identifier, version, and service pack that are currently installed on the operating system.
Creates anobject that is identical to this instance.
Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.(Inherited from Object.)
Serves as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)
Populates a System.Runtime.Serialization.SerializationInfo object with the data necessary to deserialize this instance.
Converts the value of this Object.ToString().)object to its equivalent string representation.(Overrides
Theclass contains information about an operating system.
For information about the current runtime operating system, retrieve the Environment.OSVersion property. For a list of Windows operating system versions and their corresponding version numbers returned by the Version and VersionString properties and the ToString method, see Operating System Version on the Windows Dev Center.object returned by the
By design, theclass is not a general purpose means of describing an operating system, and you cannot derive a more inclusive type from the class. If you need a type to contain other information about an operating system, create your own type, then include a field of type and any additional fields, properties, or methods that you require.
Available since 1.1
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.