Windows 8: System Version Information

This section provides a tutorial example on how to check Windows 8 system version and service pack level information.

The first step of Windows 8 system security review is to understand your system version and service pack level.

1. Type in and tun "msinfo32" in the "Search > Apps" input field. You will see the "System Information" screen.

2. Review and record the version information of your Windows 8 system, like:

OS Name: Microsoft Windows 8
Version: 6.2.9200 Build 9200

The picture below shows you the Windows 8 system information screen:
Windows 8 System Version Information

Last update: 2013.

Table of Contents

 About This Windows Security Book

Windows 8: System Security Review

Windows 8: System Version Information

 Windows 8: Create Restore Point

 Windows 8: Uninstall Unwanted Programs

 Windows 8: Disable System Services

 Windows 8: Remove Startup Programs

 Windows 8: Review Running Processes

 Windows 8: Event Log Viewer

 Windows 8: Disk Folders and Files

 Windows 8: Review Personal Downloads Folders

 Windows 8: System Security Protection

 Windows 8 System Recovery

 Windows 8 Defender for Real-Time Protection

 Windows 7: System Security Review

 Windows 7: System Security Protection

 Windows 7 System Recovery

 Windows 7 Forefront Client Security

 Norton Power Eraser - Anti-Virus Scan Tool

 McAfee Virus and Malware Protection Tools

 Spybot - Spyware Blocker, Detection and Removal

 Keeping Firefox Secure

 Keeping IE (Internet Explorer) Secure

 Malware (Adware, Spyware, Trojan, Worm, and Virus)

 HijackThis - Browser Hijacker Diagnosis Tool

 IE Add-on Program Listing and Removal

 "Conduit Search" - Malware Detection and Removal

 "Tube Dimmer", "Scorpion Saver" or "Adpeak" Malware

 Malware Manual Removal Experience

 Vundo (VirtuMonde/VirtuMundo) - vtsts.dll Removal

 Trojan and Malware "Puper" Description and Removal

 VSToolbar (VSAdd-in.dll) - Description and Removal

 PWS (Password Stealer) Trojan Infection Removal

 MS08-001 Vulnerability on Windows Systems

 Antivirus System PRO


 PDF Printing Version