How Do I Install Zoom for Windows on My Personal Computer?

  1. Download the file attached to this page.
  2. Locate the .zip file in your Downloads folder. Right-click the file, then select Extract All from the context menu:

    Extract All selected from the context menu
  3. Choose a location to which the archive should be extracted. (By default this will be C:\Users\[username]\Downloads\InstallZoomForWindows, where [username] is the name of your user account on this computer.) Make sure Show extracted files when complete is checked, then click Extract:
    Choosing a file location
  4. A new window containing the extracted files will appear. Double-click the InstallZoomForWindows.bat file:
    Double-click the batch file
  5. Depending on your security settings, you may see a Windows protected your PC message. If this occurs, click More info:
    Click more info
  6. Click Run anyway:
    Run anyway
  7. A Command Prompt will appear and the installation will begin:
    Command prompt
  8. Depending on your security settings, you may be asked if you want to allow the app to make changes to your device. Click Yes:
    User Account Control
  9. When the windows disappear, the installation is complete. Restart your computer for the installation to take immediate effect.