How To Install Apache Tomcat On Windows 7 or Latest Version



Pre installed tomcat, Please see the link :


  1. Download Tomcat (ex :
    I recommend “zip” (or “tar.gz”) version, as you could simply delete the entire directory when Tomcat is no longer needed (without running any un-installer).
    You are free to move or rename the Tomcat’s installed directory.
  2. UNZIP into a directory of your choice. I suggest using “C:\“. Tomcat will be unzipped into directory “C:\apache-tomcat-7.0.50“.

  3. Enable the Tomcat’s manager, inside the elements, Insert on the bottom row (before “” row) in “tomcat-users.xml” following :
    <user username="your username" password="your_password" roles="manager-script,admin"/>
  4. Finally, start a CMD shell and run the commands below to begin the installation. Inside terminal, execute the following command :
    > cd C:\apache-tomcat-7.0.50\bin\
    > startup.bat

  5. You’re done. Point your browser to http://localhost:8080 and you should see the Tomcat page:

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