Downloading and Installing Node.js on Windows

In this post, we will learn how to download and install Node.js on Windows operating system.Node.js is an asynchronous event driven JS run-time, designed to build highly scalable applications.

Official website of Node.js is : https://nodejs.org/en/about/

Download:

To download Node.js, go to the url : https://nodejs.org/en/download/
Click on the Windows Installer tab as shown.
Pick the respective .msi installer for example 32-bit.

Node.js Download

Install:

Launch the setup wizard by double clicking on it.
The setup wizard will install the Node.js on your computer.

Click on the Next button to continue.

 

In the EULA screen,
Read the end user license agreement.
check the checkbox ‘I accept the terms in the License agreement’
Click on the Next button to continue.

 

In the destination folder screen, you can choose a custom folder
or accept the default location and click on the Next button.

In the custom setup screen, you can select the features to be installed.
Its recommended to leave the default components and click on the Next button.

Node.js Custom Setup

 

Click on the Install button to install Node.js.
In case you want to review the install settings you can use the Back button.

Install button elevates the UAC prompt. Click on the Yes button in the elevation prompt.

Please wait for a while for the setup to complete.

Click on the Finish button to exit the setup wizard.

Install verification:

To check if the Node.js installation,open command prompt and run the below commands:

node -v

npm -v

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