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  • Last Updated : 16 Dec, 2021

Burp Suite can be understood as a web vulnerability scanner.  It is a collection of different tools which are brought together in a single application for performing security testing of Web applications. Burp Suite is widely used by penetration testers to test and identify different vulnerabilities which are present in web applications and exploit them to fix those security issues. Burp Suite has a large number of features which include proxy, intruder, repeater, sequencer, decoder, compare, and many more. Burp Suite has a large number of users.

Installing Burp Suite on Windows:

Follow the below steps to install Burp Suite on Windows:

Step 1: Visit the official Burp Suite website using any web browser. 

official Burp Suite website

Step 2: Click on Products, a list of different Burp Suites will open, choose Burp suite Community Edition as it is free, click on it.

list of different Burp Suites

Step 3: New webpage will open, which will ask for email id, and other option is Go Straight to downloads. Click on Go straight to downloads.

click on downloads

Step 4: After clicking on Go straight to downloads new webpage will open which will contain two versions of burp suite one is Burp suite community edition and the other is burp suite professional along with compatibility for different operating systems. 

burp suite community editionburp suite for your operating system

Step 5: Choose Burp suite Community Edition along with Windows (64-bit). Click on the download button, downloading of the executable file will start shortly. It is a big 210 MB file that will take some time depending on download speed.

Click on the download button

Step 6: Now check for the executable file in downloads in your system and run it.

burp suite icon

Step 7: Loading of Installation Wizard will appear which will take a few seconds.

 Loading of Installation Wizard

Step 8: After this Setup screen will appear, click on Next.

click on Next

Step 9: The next screen will be of installing location so choose the drive which will have sufficient memory space for installation. It needed a memory space of 294 MB.

choose installing location

Step 10: Next screen will be of choosing Start menu folder so don’t do anything just click on Next Button.

Step 11: After this installation process will start and will hardly take a minute to complete the installation.

installation starts

Step 12: Click on Finish after the installation process is complete.

finish installation

Step 13: Burp suite is successfully installed on the system and an icon is created on the desktop.

burp suite installation successful

Step 14: Run the software, screen containing terms and conditions will appear Click on I Accept.

accept terms

Step 15: New screen containing information regarding the project will appear, Choose temporary project and click Next.

project information

Step 16: Next screen is about using default settings or loading from configuration file, click on Use Burp Defaults.

use  default settings

Step 17: Project will start loading.

start loading project

Step 18:  Finally new project window will appear.

new project window

Congratulations!! At this point, you have successfully installed Burp Suite on your windows system.

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