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    Summary

    Returns a string that identifies the current operating system.

    Syntax

    oscpuInfo = window.navigator.oscpu 
    
    • oscpuInfo is a string that takes the following form:
    Operating system oscpuInfo string format
    OS/2 OS/2 Warp x (either 3, 4 or 4.5)
    Windows CE WindowsCE x.y1
    Windows 64-bit (64-bit build) Windows NT x.y; Win64; x64
    Windows 64-bit (32-bit build) Windows NT x.y; WOW64
    Windows 32-bit Windows NT x.y
    Mac OS X (PPC build) PPC Mac OS X x.y
    Mac OS X (i386/x64 build) Intel Mac OS X x.y
    Linux 64-bit (32-bit build) Output of uname -s plus "i686 on x86_64"
    Linux Output of uname -sm

    1x.y refers to the version of the operating system

    Example

    function osInfo() { 
      alert(window.navigator.oscpu); 
    }
    // returns: "Windows NT 6.0" for example
    

    Notes

    Unless your code is privileged (chrome or at least has the UniversalBrowserRead privilege), it may get the value of the general.oscpu.override preference instead of the true platform.

    Specification

    DOM Level 0. Not part of any standard.

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