What is my operating system?

Not sure what operating system you have on your machine?
Just follow the instructions below to find out...

Windows Users

  • Find the My Computer icon on your desktop (This icon can be found under your start menu). > Point your mouse over that icon and Right-click.
  • Select Properties on the pop-up menu. > This will bring up the System Control Panel window.
  • You should be able to see the type of operating system you have (Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows XP, etc.) at the top of the window. If not, you may need to click on a tab labeled General to see the operating system.


Mac Users

  • Click on the Apple menu in the top-left corner of your desktop screen. > Select About this computer... or About this Mac from the menu that pops up.
  • A window will pop up and indicate exactly which version of the Mac operating system you have on your computer.

    *You can also see which operating system you have when your turn on your computer. The operating system will display on the screen as your computer is booting up.