Today we will see How to Install Node.js and NPM on Windows and How to check Node.js and NPM Version on Windows Server. Node.js is an open-source, cross-platform, back-end JavaScript runtime environment that runs on the V8 engine and executes JavaScript code outside a web browser.  NPM stands for Node Package Manager, which is an application and repository for developing and sharing JavaScript code.

Download Node.js Installer

  • Open your Desired Web Browser.
  • Now Navigate to the Official NodeJS WebSite Download page.
  • Click the Windows Installer button to download the latest default version.
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  • Now Download the Installer that Matches with your CPU – Architecture (32 or 64 Bit).

Installation Process

  • Once the installer finishes downloading, Open the Default downloads folder.
  • Now Run the Installer.EXE file as Administrator.
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  • Follow the installer steps, agree to the license agreement, and click the next button.
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  • Restart your system/machine.

Verify Installation

  •  Now Open CMD to Verify Installation Process
  • Type node -v and press Enter.
  • The system should display the Node.js version installed on your system. You can do the same for NPM
  • Type npm -v and press Enter.
  • The system should display the Npm version installed on your system.
  • That’s it. Now you can run your JS script on your Server.