PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Find Your Word Version

PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Find Your Word Version

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Summary: Use Windows PowerShell to identify the version of Microsoft Word you are running.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I use Windows PowerShell to find the version of Microsoft Word that is installed on my system?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Create an instance of the Word.Application object, and then choose the Version property:

PS C:\> (New-Object -ComObject word.application).version

15.0

 

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  • (gwmi win32_product | ?{$_.name -match "Word"}).version

  • @K you are correct, this will in fact get the version of Word. Great tip, thank you.