Microsoft DOS ver command

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

About ver

Displays the version of MS-DOS or, if running Windows 95 or above, the version of Windows.

Information about Windows versions can be found on our Windows versions page.


The ver command is an internal command that is available in the below Microsoft operating systems.

All Versions of MS-DOS
Windows 95
Windows 98
Windows ME
Windows NT
Windows 2000
Windows XP
Windows Vista
Windows 7
Windows 8
Windows 10

Ver syntax

Displays the MS-DOS version.


Ver examples


Displays what version of MS-DOS or Windows command prompt you're using. Below is an example of what you could expect to see if you used this command in Windows XP.

Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]

Additional information

  • See our version definition for further information and related links on this term.