How to start MongoDB in Windows

start mongodb in windows

I am here to guide you the step by step process to start mongodb in windows. MongoDB is the lightweight open-source document-oriented database which can be used along with any programming language. MongoDB gives high availability with replica sets.

Here are the steps to start mongodb in windows-

Table of Contents

Step 1

Download a stable version of Mongo database from here.

Step 2

Install Mongo database on machine by following normal setup instructions.

Step 3

Create following folder-

Step 4

  • Change directory to C:\Program Files (x86)\MongoDB\Server\3.0\bin
  • Enter command mongod
  • The MongoDB server will start at port 27017



The Mongod service is running and it is ready to connect applications.

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