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Which version of Windows is supported by DxO PhotoLab ?

To offer the best user experience, DxO PhotoLab is supported on all Windows versions supported by Microsoft.
As of December 1st, 2017, the operating systems support status is:

 

Supported Os Name End of support
X

Windows 7

Needs upgrade

Windows 7 Service Pack 1

January 14, 2020
X

Windows 8.0

Needs upgrade

Windows 8.1

January 10, 2023

X

Windows 10 version 1507

Needs upgrade
X

Windows 10 version 1511 (November update)

Needs upgrade

Windows 10 version 1607 (Anniversary update) March 2018

Windows 10 version 1703 (Creators update)

September 2018

Windows 10 version 1709 (Fall creators update) March 2019

Source: https://support.microsoft.com/help/13853/windows-lifecycle-fact-sheet

 


Windows 7

To know which version of Windows 7 you are running, open the Control Panel -> System and Security -> System.

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If "Service Pack1" is not mentioned like on the screenshot above, you need to upgrade to Windows 7 Service Pack 1.

Please visit the following link to get more information on how to upgrade: https://support.microsoft.com/help/15090/windows-7-install-service-pack-1-sp1

 

Windows 8

To know which version of Windows 8 you are running, open the Control Panel -> System and Security -> System.

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If your Windows version is "Windows 8" (and not 8.1) you need to upgrade to Windows 8.1.

Please visit the following link to get more information on how to upgrade: https://support.microsoft.com/help/15288/windows-8-update-to-windows-8-1

 

Windows 10

To know which version of Windows 10 you are running, you can execute winver.exe utility.

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If your current Windows is not up-to-date, Microsoft lets you upgrade freely to the latest Windows 10 version.

Please visit the following link to get more information on how to upgrade: https://support.microsoft.com/help/4027667/windows-update-windows-10

 

Note:

In some situations, Windows Update service is unable to update to latest Windows 10 edition and/or indicates Windows is already up-to-date.
You can force the update to latest Windows 10 edition by using one of the following methods:

  • Using Windows Update
    If you notice the text Some settings are managed by your organization in the Windows Update window, it means the updates policy is controlled by your organization/company. To update to latest Windows edition, you should contact your system administrator. Alternatively, you can click Check online for updates from Microsoft Update to check updates directly from Microsoft.

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  • Using Windows 10 update Assistant
    Another way to update Windows 10 is to download and launch the Windows 10 update assistant. This small utility is available on https://www.microsoft.com/software-download//windows10.

    If you own Windows 10 enterprise or Windows 10 education, the assistant will display an error message. In this situation, you have to contact your system administrator.

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