Distinguish between 'Windows for IoT' and 'Windows Server'

梅田雄大 0 Reputation points

Please tell me how to distinguish between Windows for IoT and Windows Server.

In 'Windows Server IoT 2019' and 'Windows Server 2019', the system information is displayed as 'Windows Server 2019' making it difficult to determine the actual edition of the OS.

Windows Server 2019
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A Microsoft server operating system that supports enterprise-level management updated to data storage.
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A family of Microsoft operating systems that run across personal computers, tablets, laptops, phones, internet of things devices, self-contained mixed reality headsets, large collaboration screens, and other devices.
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Windows for IoT
Windows for IoT
A family of Microsoft operating systems designed for use in Internet of Things (IoT) devices.
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  1. Ian Xue (Shanghai Wicresoft Co., Ltd.) 34,271 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor


    Please run msinfo32.exe in command prompt, then check the OS Name and version.

    Best Regards,

    Ian Xue

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