How To Check .NET Framework Version On Windows 10

Introduction

In this article, you will learn how to find the .NET Framework version that’s installed on your Windows 10 PC?

There are some ways by which you can easily find it. Here’s how,

Find the .NET Framework Version using File Explorer

We can check the version from File Explorer. For this, we need to move to the C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework folder on your system.

Please follow the below steps,

Step 1

First, open run and press Windows+R keys at the same time.

Step 2

In the Run box, type the following path and press Enter.

C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework

How To Check .NET Framework Version On Windows 10

If you’ve installed Windows 10 on another drive then replace “C” with the letter of your Windows installation drive.

Step 3

In the Framework folder, we will look for the folder that shows the highest version number. Which is “v4.0.30319” in my system. Double-click this folder to open it.

How To Check .NET Framework Version On Windows 10

Step 4

Now we can see that in this folder there is a file name “Accessibility.dll”.

How To Check .NET Framework Version On Windows 10

Step 5

Right-click on this file “Accessibility.dll” and select “Properties.”

How To Check .NET Framework Version On Windows 10

Step 6

Click on the “Properties”.

As you are shown below we click the “Details” tab at the top.

How To Check .NET Framework Version On Windows 10

AS you can see the “Details” tab shows various information about the Accessibility.dll file.

Here, you can see the value of “Product version = 4.8.4084.0” this is the most recent .NET Framework version installed on your system.

That’s all. I hope now you can easily check your .NET framework version.

Check the .NET Framework Version using PowerShell command

Another easy way to check your .NET Framework version is by using a PowerShell command.

Please follow the below steps,

Step 1

Click on the start menu and search for “Windows PowerShell,” once it will appear then open it.

How To Check .NET Framework Version On Windows 10

Step 2

When you open PowerShell you will get this window,

How To Check .NET Framework Version On Windows 10

Step 3

Paste the following command and press Enter,

Get-ChildItem 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\NET Framework Setup\NDP' -Recurse | Get-ItemProperty -Name version -EA 0 | Where { $_.PSChildName -Match '^(?!S)\p{L}'} | Select PSChildName, version

How To Check .NET Framework Version On Windows 10

Step 4

In the below image you can see that here is a list of .NET Framework versions installed on your system. You can see the highest number is “4.8.4084.0” which is the most recent framework version on your PC.

How To Check .NET Framework Version On Windows 10

Now you are able to check your .NET framework version by using the PowerShell command.

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