Installing MongoDB on Windows 8

By: Neville.Tech

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Uploaded on 03/15/2015

This video shows you how to install MongoDB on Windows 8 and 8.1 in a fast, quick and simple way.

Version used during mongodb installation in this video : 3.0

If you get stuck somewhere in the installation process then feel free to comment and i'll be glad to help you out with the solution.

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By anonymous    2017-09-20

This is how I solved it, You can follow step by step here:

MongoDB Steps:

  • Download the latest 64-bit MSI version of MongoDB for Windows.

  • Run the installer (.msi file)

  • Add it to your PATH of environment variables. it Should be from:
    C:\Program Files\MongoDB\Server\3.0\bin

now Create a “\data\db” folder in C:/ which is used by mongodb to store all data. You should have this folder:


Note: This is the default directory location expected by mongoDB, don’t create anywhere else


Finally, open command prompt and type:

>> mongod

You should see it asking for permissions (allow it) and then listen to a port. After that is done, open another command prompt, leaving the previous one running the server.

Type in the new command prompt

>> mongo

You should see it display the version and connect to a test database.

This proves successful install!=)

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