How to Install Node.js and NPM on Windows?

In this tutorial, I am going to show you how to install Node.js on window but before going with installation you should know about Node.js so click here to know What is Node.js.

Note: If you’re on a Mac computer, check out my tutorial for How to Install Node.js and NPM on a Mac.

Install Node.js and NPM

Step 1:

First of all, Go to the official Node.js site which will offer you two versions of Node to download. Click on the Installer that says “Recommended For Most Users”.

Step 2:

This will download a .msi file at the bottom of your browser. Click on launch the installer.

Step 3:

Accept the license agreement and click NEXT to begin the Node.js Setup Wizard:

Step 4:

Install Node in the default folder selected, which will be C:\Program Files\nodejs

Step 5:

Make sure to select npm package manager on the Custom Setup screen, not the default of Node.js runtime. This way we’ll install Node and NPM at the same time.

Step 6:

The Setup Wizard is now ready to install Node and NPM. Click on the “Install” button.  It will take few seconds to complete the Node.js setup wizard.


To make sure we’ve installed everything correctly, open the “Command Prompt” app:

To confirm Node is installed type node -v Which will print the current version number.

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Chandra Kumar

Hello World, I am Chandra Kumar from New Delhi, India. I am professionally developer, programmer and blogger. I am the founder of

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