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NodeJS Setup: Windows


# Overview Go to the [NodeJS current version download page](https://nodejs.org/en/download/current) to download the NodeJS Windows installer (.msi). This tutorial uses version 7.2.0, and the procedure used to install the current version is identical. ![node download screen](https://droplit.box.com/shared/static/4s0745v025aqkzkv1hsavaohfbgfkekg.png) Run the installer once the download finishes. ![node installer screen](https://droplit.box.com/shared/static/hw0a0qgvmzfk5hhk77r6hojdumnm4zb4.png) All default settings can be left unchanged. ![node settings screen](https://droplit.box.com/shared/static/sb6drm5knj9jhxhn2rasxtjuue8ri9u5.png) NodeJS will take some time to install. ![node progress screen](https://droplit.box.com/shared/static/ixd20czy9v8bwawaw9n1nqrei37zrv4b.png) When installation is complete, the wizard will show a completion window. ![node completion screen](https://droplit.box.com/shared/static/0p2e2lbrxdbmq4jge9wr04n8e9odi4om.png) After the wizard has finished, test the NodeJS installation by running the following two commands. The first command should return the version of NodeJS that was installed. The second command should return the version of the NPM (Node Package Manager) tool, which is used to install packages with NodeJS. ``` node -v npm -v ``` ![node console check](https://droplit.box.com/shared/static/4ebsvo1iyfo7g921nok7euobbkne14o2.png)