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A read-only variable (as $PSVersionTable) to get the current PowerShell version. This command can only be run under PowerShell. More information:

  • Print a summary of the currently installed PowerShell version and edition:


  • Get the detailed (major, minor, build, and revision) version number of PowerShell:


  • List all supported PowerShell script versions that this PowerShell version supports:


  • Get the latest Git commit ID where the currently-installed PowerShell version is based on (works on PowerShell 6.0 and later):


  • Check whether the user is running PowerShell Core (6.0 or later) or the original "Windows PowerShell" (version 5.1 or below):