Windows 8 can be found on many desktop computers, laptops, and tablets. Windows RT comes on certain tablets (like the Microsoft Surface RT and Surface 2). You can check whether you have Windows 8 or RT using the steps below:

  1. Open the Search charm (Windows key + Q or swipe left from the right edge of the screen).
  2. Type System and wait for search results to appear.
  3. Select System from the results.
  4. A window will pop up in desktop mode showing you which version of Windows you're using.
    Windows system pop-up. See instructions above.
Last Updated: Jul 31, 2015 11:07AM EDT