Setting Up NadekoBot on Windows With the Updater¶
|Table of Contents|
|Starting the Bot|
|Manually Installing the Prerequisites from the Updater|
Note: If you want to make changes to Nadeko's source code, please follow the From Source guide instead.
If you have Windows 7 or a 32-bit system, please refer to the From Source guide.
- Notepad++ (makes it easier to edit your credentials)
- Visual C++ 2010 (x86) and Visual C++ 2017 (x64) (both are required if you want Nadeko to play music - restart Windows after installation)
- Download and run the NadekoBot Updater.
- Click on the + at the top left to create a new bot.
- Give your bot a name and then click
Go to setupat the lower right.
- Click on
DOWNLOADat the lower right
- Click on
- If you will use the music module, click on
- If any dependencies fail to install, you can temporarily disable your Windows Defender/AV until you install them. If you don't want to, then read the last section of this guide.
- When installation is finished, click on
CREDSto the left of
RUNat the lower right.
- Follow the guide on how to Set up the credentials.json file.
Starting the bot¶
- Either click on
RUNbutton in the updater or run the bot via its desktop shortcut.
- Make sure Nadeko is closed and not running
.diein a connected server to ensure it's not running).
- Open NadekoBot Updater
- Click on your bot at the upper left (looks like a spy).
- Click on
Check for updates.
- If updates are available, you will be able to click on the Update button.
- Launch the bot
- You've updated and are running again, easy as that!
Manual Prerequisite Installation¶
You can still install them manually:
- Redis Installer - Download and run the
- ffmpeg-32bit | ffmpeg-64bit - Download the appropriate version for your system (32 bit if you're running a 32 bit OS, or 64 if you're running a 64bit OS). Unzip it, and move
ffmpeg.exeto a path that's in your PATH environment variable. If you don't know what that is, then just move the
ffmpeg.exefile to NadekoBot/system
- youtube-dl - Click to download the file. Then put
youtube-dl.exein a path that's in your PATH environment variable. If you don't know what that is, then just move the
youtube-dl.exefile to NadekoBot/system
Last update: May 5, 2021