Two simple methods to determine the date of installation Windows

Sometimes it is necessary to know the date of installation of the operating system, and this information can be determined quite easily using the two methods in this article like it.

The first method – using PowerShell (Windows 7, Windows 8.x)

  • Win key (Windows key) + Run to open the Run dialog
  • Type powershell and press Enter
  • Enter the following command in the PowerShell window, followed by Enter
  • ([WMI]”).ConvertToDateTime((Get-WmiObject Win32_OperatingSystem).InstallDate)



    The second method – using the Command Prompt:

    1. Open File Explorer and change to a different folder This Computer. Then go to the File menu and open a Command Prompt as admin:
    2. In the cmd window type the following command:


    systeminfo | find “Original Install Date”

    like in the image:


    thanks you!


    Author: Flotare Mihai

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