Instructions for installing and configuring MongoDB on Windows 10


In this article, I will install MongoDB server (Community Server version – Free)

Download MongoDB

Visit to download the MongoDB installation file

Install MongoDB

Double-click the downloaded MongoDB installation file above.

Select ‘I accept the terms in the License Agreement’

For those of you who are not familiar with the setup type, just choose compelete so that it installs all the auxiliary software

In case you want to customize (Custom) it will show the items you want to install.

Select a folder to save data and log for MongoDB.

This is where the MongoDB software is installed after installation

Create an environment variable for MongoDB

Right-click the computer icon or go to the computer and right-click -> select Properites

Select ‘Advanced system settings’.

Select the ‘Advanced’ tab and click ‘Enviroment Variables’

Add the MongoDB bin directory to the path

Test MongoDB by opening a cmd or powerShell screen and running the command mongo


Okay, Done!