Identify SharePoint 2013 Foundation or Server Version


It’s crazy that there are easy ways to find out what Edition (SKU) of SharePoint 2013 are you running. I have come across this several times, where someone asks me a SharePoint question.  Not that I want to answer a question with a question, but the first thing I ask is what version of SharePoint they are running. The following code example demonstrates how to retrieve the registry key of the installed SKU of SharePoint 2013, Microsoft Project Server 2013

– Open SharePoint Management shell and type command

Identify SharePoint 2013 Foundation or Server Version
Identify SharePoint 2013 Foundation or Server Version

In this case “9ff…” is SharePoint Foundation 2013 (which would always be present even with Server) and “b7d…” is SharePoint Server 2013 Enterprise.

Here are all of the products GUIDs:



You will get the GUIDs. Find your GUID from below list. That will be your installed SharePoint version

GUIDs Product
C5D855EE-F32B-4A1C-97A8-F0A28CE02F9C SharePoint Server 2013
CBF97833-C73A-4BAF-9ED3-D47B3CFF51BE SharePoint Server 2013 Preview
B7D84C2B-0754-49E4-B7BE-7EE321DCE0A9 SharePoint Server 2013 Enterprise
298A586A-E3C1-42F0-AFE0-4BCFDC2E7CD0 SharePoint Server 2013 Enterprise Preview
D6B57A0D-AE69-4A3E-B031-1F993EE52EDC Microsoft Office Web Apps Server 2013
9FF54EBC-8C12-47D7-854F-3865D4BE8118 SharePoint Foundation 2013
35466B1A-B17B-4DFB-A703-F74E2A1F5F5E Project Server 2013
BC7BAF08-4D97-462C-8411-341052402E71 Project Server 2013 Preview

There is also one another way to find the product GUID from the registry.

Read some SharePoint 2013 tutorials below:

Steps to retrieve SharePoint 2013 version from Registry entry:

– Open Regedit

– Navigate to HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\Web Server Extensions\15.0\WSS\InstalledProducts

 Identify SharePoint 2013 Foundation or Server Version
Identify SharePoint 2013 Foundation or Server Version

– Compare the guids with these:

GUIDs Product
C5D855EE-F32B-4A1C-97A8-F0A28CE02F9C SharePoint Server 2013
CBF97833-C73A-4BAF-9ED3-D47B3CFF51BE SharePoint Server 2013 Preview
B7D84C2B-0754-49E4-B7BE-7EE321DCE0A9 SharePoint Server 2013 Enterprise
298A586A-E3C1-42F0-AFE0-4BCFDC2E7CD0 SharePoint Server 2013 Enterprise Preview
D6B57A0D-AE69-4A3E-B031-1F993EE52EDC Microsoft Office Web Apps Server 2013
9FF54EBC-8C12-47D7-854F-3865D4BE8118 SharePoint Foundation 2013
35466B1A-B17B-4DFB-A703-F74E2A1F5F5E Project Server 2013
BC7BAF08-4D97-462C-8411-341052402E71 Project Server 2013 Preview
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About Sagar Pardeshi

I am Developer working on Microsoft Technologies for the past 6+years. I am very much passionate about programming and my core skills are SharePoint, ASP.NET & C#,Jquery,Javascript,REST. I am running this blog to share my experience & learning with the community I am an MCP, MCTS .NET & Sharepoint 2010, MCPD Sharepoint 2010, and MCSD HTML 5,Sharepoint 2013 Core Solutions. I am currently working on Sharepoint 2010, MOSS 2007, Sharepoint 2013,Sharepoint 2013 App Dev, C#, ASP.NET, and SQL Server 2008.

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