For Arduino software installation for windows, visit Arduino official website “https://www.arduino.cc” under software click download, a new web page will open just scroll down and you will see download options are available of Arduino for different OS like windows Mac and Linux, see in image (click to zoom) below –
Here you can see there is a download link available for different OS (operating systems), here I will show the steps for windows OS to install Arduino IDE.
ARDUINO SOFTWARE INSTALLATION FOR WINDOWS
STEP 1 – VISIT ARDUINO OFFICIAL WEBSITE
Open Google or any browser and open this URL or click on “https://www.arduino.cc”
STEP 2 – NAVIGATE TO DOWNLOADS
Go to Software tab and select DOWNLOADS option
STEP 3 – SELECT YOUR ARDUINO SOFTWARE PACKAGE
Select the version accordingly.
Click on “Windows Installer, for Windows XP and up” (for admin) see in diagram above. If you don’t have admin rights you can download by clicking “Windows ZIP file for non admin install” (if you don’t know which one to download click non admin install)
STEP 4 – CLICK TO START DOWNLOAD
Then you will be redirected to another web-page, where you were asked to download with contribution or without, choice is up to you. Click on “CONTRIBUTE & DOWNLOAD” or “JUST DOWNLOAD” to start download
STEP 5 – RUN AS ADMINISTRATOR
A zip file has been made after downloading. Right-click on zip file and select “Run as administrator”
STEP 6 – AGREE TERMS & CONDITION
Click on (1) “I Agree” and then click (2) “Next” and click on (3) “Install” button.
STEP 7 – ARDUINO SOFTWARE INSTALLATION COMPLETE
The installation is in process and after completion click on the “Close” tab. The Arduino icon shows on your desktop.
That’s you successfully installed Arduino IDE on your PC …
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