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Configure Windows Path

The Node.JS must be in your PATH environment variable. Otherwise, you must specify the full path to the executable. The following diagram illustrates the steps to configuring the Windows path:

  1. Open Windows Control Panel and filter for env.
  2. Open Environment Variables by clicking the link.
    The System Properties window opens.
  3. On the Advanced tab, click Environmental Variables.
    The Environment Variables window opens.
  4. Click Path and complete one of the following:
    • If the PATH variable is not in your list of User variables, then create a new one by clicking New
    • If the PATH variable is in your list of User variables, select the variable and click Edit.
  5. Add the location of the directory to the Variable Value field, and click OK. For example:
    C:\Program Files\nodejs\

Important! Changes to the variable do not take effect on current launches of the Command prompt in Windows.