How to Install Burp Suite on Windows?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Step 6: Now check for the executable file in downloads in your system and run it.
Step 7: Loading of Installation Wizard will appear which will take a few seconds.
Step 8: After this Setup screen will appear, 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.
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.
Step 12: Click on Finish after the installation process is complete.
Step 13: Burp suite is successfully installed on the system and an icon is created on the desktop.
Step 14: Run the software, screen containing terms and conditions will appear Click on I Accept.
Step 15: New screen containing information regarding the project will appear, Choose temporary project and click Next.
Step 16: Next screen is about using default settings or loading from configuration file, click on Use Burp Defaults.
Step 17: Project will start loading.
Step 18: Finally new project window will appear.
Congratulations!! At this point, you have successfully installed Burp Suite on your windows system.