# Windows Binary Installation¶

The Windows setup package is the easiest way for Windows users to setup and run Hummingbot. Windows setup packages are released with every Hummingbot release starting from v0.18.

## Installing Hummingbot with Windows Setup Package¶

#### Step 2. Run installer¶

Once you have downloaded the Setup.exe binary package of a Hummingbot release, double click on it to launch the installer.

#### Step 3. Start Hummingbot¶

After completing the setup process, you will be able to find it inside your Windows start menu.

## Application Data Files¶

The application data files (e.g. logs and config files) are located differently for binary package installed Hummingbot vs. source compiled Hummingbot.

For the Windows binary distribution, the application data files are located in %localappdata%\hummingbot.io\Hummingbot.