You can check the Windows 10 ISO build number and the version information after installing any of the Windows Operating Systems on your computer. But, you may want to know about them before installing Windows 10. If you are not sure about the version information and build number of Windows 10 ISO, you’ve come to the right place.
There are some simple ways to find out the version details and the build number of Windows 10 ISO before installing it on your computer. One thing you have to do is to mount the Windows 10 ISO file and run a command. It will fetch you the build number, version information, 32-bit or 64-bit architecture and many other details in seconds. Here are the instructions to check out Windows 10 ISO version and build number.
How To Check Windows 10 ISO Build Number & Version?
Step 1: On your PC, navigate to Windows 10 ISO file, right-click on it and then click Mount option to mount the ISO file in the File Explorer. Now, you’ll have a new drive in your My Computer or This PC.
Step 2: Double-click on the new drive to open it. It includes the contents from the ISO file. Go to Sources folder and open it. You’ll see a file called Install.ESD or Install.WIM in the Sources folder. Copy the patch to Install.ESD or Install.WIM.
Shortcut for copying path: Go to the Install.WIM file or Install.ESD file. Hold the Shift key on your keyboard and right-click on it. You’ll see a context menu. Click on Copy as Path.
Step 3: Go to the Start Menu and search for CMD. Right-click on the first search result which is command prompt. Run it as administrator.
If you see any UAC prompt, click on Yes button.
Step 4: Run this command in the Command Prompt if you are installing install.WIM file from the ISO
dism /Get-WimInfo /WimFile:E:\sources\install.wim /index:1
Run this command if you want to install install.ESD file.
dism /Get-WimInfo /WimFile:E:\sources\install.esd /index:1
You’ve to replace E:\sources\install.wim with the original path you have copied in Step 2.
That’s it. You’ll now see the details like version number of Windows 10, Service pack detail, Edition, Size etc information as shown in the above picture. The last 5 digits of the version number are the build number of your Windows 10 IS) file. To know the actual version data of the Windows 10 ISO file, copy the build number and do a google search. For example, build number 15063 belongs to Windows 10 (1703). There are many websites which have posted the lists of build numbers with their associated version details.
It’s super easy to find the Windows 10 ISO Build Number & Version information before installing it on your computer. Though there are many ways, the way we have given in this post is simplest of all. You just need to execute the command in the command prompt and you’ll know the build number. Let us know if you face any troubles in executing any of the above instructions.