A few days ago, I happened to came across an interesting question while browsing Microsoft support forums. A PC user wanted to know the edition and version of Windows a belongs to, so that he can download and install the right version and edition of Windows on his PC.
Luckily, there are a couple of ways out there to easily determine the version and edition of Windows a product key belongs to. You can use one of the given below utilities to check version and edition of Windows you can activate using the product key.
I have a stand-alone instances of and running in my environment. How can I find what the version and edition of each package as well as the Service Pack installed? Check out this tip to learn more.