How to Get Operating System Details with PowerShell on Windows

This article shows you how to get the details of your operating system with PowerShell. These commands will work on any recent Windows Desktop or Server system. It shows how to get the operating system name, the OS Architecture, and the machine name. Here we go.

Step 1. Open PowerShell with elevated privileges.

Step 2. To check the operating system name.

(Get-WMIObject win32_operatingsystem).name

Step 3. To check if the operating system is 32-bit or 64-bit.

(Get-WmiObject Win32_OperatingSystem).OSArchitecture

Step 4. To check machine name.

(Get-WmiObject Win32_OperatingSystem).CSName

Get Operating System Details with PowerShell

I have run the following commands on PowerShell version 5.1