How-To : Install Eclipse IDE

Installing Eclipse

See How to Download Eclipse

If you have Downloaded the Eclipse for Windows (.zip file)

  • After Downloading the .zip file from Eclipse
  • Open your “C Drive” or other Drive with 2+ GB Free Space.
  • Create New Folder eclipse.
  • copy the zip file to C:\eclipse\
  • Right click the zip file and Choose Extraxt All.
  • In the extract folder path, Browse to the location C:\ (While Extracting the zip will create another Folder named eclipse)
  • Click Extract to extract the files.
  • Voila!! You have installed the Eclipse. Yeah i know this is so simple!!

Place Short Cut in Desktop:

  • Right Click on eclipse.exe inside the C:\eclipse\eclipse.exe
  • Click Sent to Desktop to create shortcut
  • Now double click to launch the Eclipse.

How to Check your PC is 32 bit (x86) or 64 bit (x64) ?

Check your PC/Laptop is 32 bit or 64 bit

For Windows PC Users

  • Open Command Prompt (Windows +  R and Type cmd and Press Enter)
  • Type the command “systeminfo(without quotes)



  • It loads your system info (wait until it populates everything)
  • Search for System Type Which will show whether your PC is x86 or x64.
  • If you see x64-based PC means your PC is 64 bit, else 32 bit.
  • System Type

    SystemInfo: System Type

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