Get OS Version from Windows Install medium

Find the wim file located in :\sources on the install medium then run a command shell as administrator.

dism /get-wiminfo /wimFile:<Drive>:\sources\<Wimfile>

As a result you should get something like this:

dism /get-wiminfo /wimfile:Y:\sources\boot.wim

Deployment Image Servicing and Management tool
 Version: 6.3.9600.17031

Details for image : Y:\sources\boot.wim

Index : 1
 Name : Microsoft Windows Recovery Environment (x64)
 Description : Microsoft Windows Recovery Environment (x64)
 Size : 1'956'357'322 bytes

The operation completed successfully.


This version number is pointing to¬† “Microsoft Windows 8.1, 6.3.9600.17031 (IR3)”


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