How to update/upgrade Node-RED on Windows?


Using the Node-RED server on a Windows computer is easy and reliable. Node-RED is a modern low-code programming platform to implement IoT and build a bridge between hardware and software. 

update/upgrade Node-RED on Windows
update/upgrade Node-RED on Windows

Install Node-RED on Windows

The following resource guides you on how to install Node-RED in windows. 

Update/upgrade Node-RED on Windows

The following npm command will update Node-RED on windows. Go to cmd (command prompt) and past the following command:

npm install -g --unsafe-perm node-red

How to update/upgrade Node-RED

After executing the command in the windows command line, the following console will be shown up.

update/upgrade Node-RED

For step-by-step instructions, please follow the video:

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  1. how to update node.js used by node-red

    1. To update your Node.js, go to its official download page and install the newest release. By doing so, the system should overwrite the older version with the updated one.

      1. Navigate to the Node.js website and click on the latest stable version or the newest current release (with the latest features).

      2. After deciding the version, click on the Windows or the macOS Installer, depending on the system you are using. The system downloads the package and stores it in the specified directory.

      3. Once the download is complete, run the installer.

      4. The Node.js Setup Wizard appears and guides you through the installation.

      5. Accept the License Agreement by checking the box and click Next.

      6. Choose the destination folder where you want to install Node.js.

      7. Node.js allows you to select how you want to install the Node features. Change the way the features are installed by clicking on the icons in the tree.

      8. With that, the latest Node.js is ready to install. Click Install to confirm, wait until the installation completes, and click Finish.

      9. Check the Node.js version with the command:

      "node -v"



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