Quick Guide : How to Install or upgrade Node.js on Windows ?

August 23, 2016| demoplanet

Quick and Easy Node JS Install on Windows Step by Step Guide

Unlike XAMPP or WAMP need Apache, Node js creates server itself.

So, what we really need? Node.js .msi Installer.

Let’s get started with the follwing procedure:

  1. Download latest or LTS version via https://nodejs.org/en/download/
  2. Double Click or Right click Install.
  3. Click Next Button.
  4. Check the “License Agreement”. Click Next Btton.
  5. Click Next Button.
  6. Click Next Button.
  7. Click Install Button.
  8. Click Finish and It’s Done !

How to check Node js is installed on windows or not?

After Node js is setup, we wana check everything is fine and working properly.

For that we check the Node.Js version via command line.

Node Js Version Check

To copy and paste the code check below : to paste use Shift + Insert on Windows command line.

node -v

Expected cmd output: v6.4.0 or v4.5.0

The Node js Windows setup is almost same on all Windows Platform viz Windows XP, 7, 8.1 and 10.

You need Different version of .msi installer depending upon it is 32 bit or 64 bit.

How to Upgrading Node.Js on Windows?

The process of upgrading Node js on Windows is almost the same as the process of installing Node js on Windows. There is only difference is that you need to upgrade existing packages during an upgrade.


Can’t install node.js on windows? Let us know in the comments below !

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