How to check powershell version

Every windows operating system will have powershell installed by default. Find out what version of powershell is installed in your system by following the below mentioned steps.

It is good to update your powershell version to newest release as updating to newest release will support many new advanced features.


  • Launch the powershell console by typing “powershell.exe” in command prompt
  • Type $PSVersionTable in powershell console and press enter.
  • The command will get executed and will display the details as mentioned in below image.

  • From the listed details you can find the powershell version from “PSVersion” field, here in our computer the powershell version is 5.1.14393.0

Follow the steps listed to find out the powershell version that’s running in your computer and do let us know in the comment session below if in case of any issues.

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