MongoDB Installation steps on Windows 7

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Installation guide has prepared for following platform and services

OS             : Windows 7 professional 32bit
Database  : MongoDB

Let us see the steps:

Step 1 : Download  mongodb
Step 2 :  Install and configure MongoDB
Step 3 :  Install mongodb as service

Let us see the steps in Details:

Step 1 : Download  mongodb

Mongodb for windows or Linux (32bit / 64bit) from following location

1.1  In this guide we are going to install mongodb 2.4.9 for windows 7 32bit, download mongodb for windows from below download Location

1.2  Move mongodb-win32-i386-2.4.9. zip file from default download location  to c:\

1.3  Extract the compressed source file on the same location i.e. on c:\

1.4  Rename the long folder name to shorter one mongodb-win32-i386-2.4.9 to mongodb

1.5  Create the data directory under c:\mongodb\data\db

From the command prompt execute  below command

c:\mongodb\bin\mongod.exe –dbpath c:\mongodb\data\db

Note: –dbpath option to specify an alternate path for database files

Invoke another cmd command window to establish connection to database terminal shell


>show databases;

Step 2: Install and configure MongoDB

2.1  Set the context to exported by using below command

use expertdb

2.2  Insert the site and owner name doc’s in a testingdata collection using below commands

a = {site  : “”}

b = {owner : “TMS”}

db.testingdata.insert( a )
db.testingdata.insert( b )

show collections

Verify the docs exist in testingdata by executing below command



Step3 : Install and Run the MongoDB as  Service

3.1  Open cmd terminal as administrator privillege and create folder “log”  under c:\mongodb

c:\mongodb>md log

3.2  Create  mongod configuratio file under c:\mongodb and add below lines.

edit mongod.cfg



bind_ip =

port = 27017

Save & Exit.

3.3  Install mongodb as service

C:\mongodb\bin\mongod.exe –config C:\mongodb\mongod.cfg –install

3.4  Start / stop mongodb service using net command line utility

To start mongodb service use command :

net start MongoDB

To stop  mongodb service use command :

net stop MongoDB

3.5  Invoke another cmd command window to establish connection to database terminal shell


show dbs;

To remove mongodb service use below command

C:\mongodb\bin\mongod.exe –remove

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