Q. What's the internal version number of Windows 7?

A. Windows 7 is kernel version 6.1. Past version numbers were:

  • Windows 2000—5.0
  • Windows XP—5.1
  • Windows Server 2003—5.2
  • Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008—6.0
  • Windows 7/2008 R2 - 6.1
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