How To Download and Install Nmap For Windows Operating Systems? – POFTUT

How To Download and Install Nmap For Windows Operating Systems?

nmap  is a very popular network scanning tool. Windows operating systems like 7, 10, Server are most used operating systems too. But we know that these two popular things do not meet together in most of the time. nmap  is by default provided by most of the Linux distributions like Fedora, Ubuntu, Kali, Mint, Debian, CentOs, RHEL, etc. Installing it in Windows is a bit harder. In this tutorial, we will look at how to download and install nmap  for Windows operating systems.

Download Nmap

As stated previously nmap  is provided by most of the Linux distributions via repositories. In Windows, we should download the installer executable file. We can download executable from following links. As of writing, this tutorial nmap latest version was 7.60

https://nmap.org/dist/nmap-7.60-setup.exe

Download Nmap

Download Nmap

Install

We can install nmap  with Windows style Next->Next like below.

Install

Install

Command Line Usage

We can use installed nmap via command line. We should navigate to the nmap directory. Then we will issue nmap command like below. In this example, nmap is located at the C:\net\nmap\  path.

Command Line Usage

Command Line Usage

Use Without Install

In some cases, we may do not have any privileges to install applications in the current operating system. So we need to use nmap  without installing it. We can download the following zip file where 32-bit nmap can be used. We should extract before using it.

https://nmap.org/dist/nmap-7.60-win32.zip

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