PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Find Your Word Version

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



Comments (2)

  1. mredwilson says:

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

  2. k says:

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

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