How Can I Find Out Microsoft Project's Product Version?

Document ID : KB000015643
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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CA PPM's Microsoft Project Interface has some Microsoft Project patch level requirements depending on the CA PPM version and driver (new, legacy).

The "About Project" dialog show multiple version numbers in some MSP versions, and others only show a version number that is not relevant to our patch level requirements. To avoid any confusions, please do not use the "About Project" dialog when trying to find out the product version.


How can I find out Microsoft Project's product version?


Follow these steps when looking for the Microsoft Project's product version:

  1. Go to the Microsoft Project installation folder. It is generally located in C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Officexx, where xx is a number such as 14, 15, 16...
    (Note that 32-bit versions of MSP running in 64-bit versions of Windows are installed in "Program Files (x86)" instead of "Program Files").
  2. Locate the "WINPROJ.EXE" file, right click it and choose "Properties".
  3. Click on the "Details" tab and find the "Product version":


Additional Information:

TEC1830355 - How do Microsoft Project monthly patches impact CA PPM?

TEC1251693 - How do I know if I have the New or the Legacy driver installed for the Microsoft Project integration?