# Windows

This section will guide you on installing and starting NanoMQ on Windows with a zip file.


This page takes v0.18.2 as an example, if you'd like to work with the other version, you may refer to the NanoMQ Download (opens new window) page.

  1. Download nanomq-0.18.2-windows-x86_64.zip (opens new window), and unzip it.

  2. To start NanoMQ, run:

    nanomq start  

Note: The Windows edition is only built with the basic MQTT messaging services.