How to install opera web browser in windows

To install the Opera web browser on a Windows computer, follow these steps:

  1. Open Your Web Browser: Open your current web browser, such as Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, or Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Go to the Opera Website: Type “Opera” into your search engine or directly enter the URL “” in the address bar and press Enter.
  3. Download Opera: On the Opera website’s homepage, you’ll typically find a prominent “Download now” or similar button. Click on it.
  4. Choose Your Operating System: Since you’re using Windows, the website should automatically detect your operating system and offer the Windows version of Opera. If not, you may see a dropdown or button to select your OS. Make sure it’s set to “Windows.”
  5. Download Opera: Click the download button to start the download process. This will download the Opera installer file to your computer.
  6. Run the Installer: Once the download is complete, locate the Opera installer file. By default, this file is usually saved in your computer’s “Downloads” folder. It’s named something like “OperaSetup.exe.” Double-click on the installer file to run it.
  7. User Account Control (UAC) Prompt: If you’re prompted by User Account Control (UAC), click “Yes” to allow the installer to make changes to your computer.
  8. Choose Installation Options: The installer will open. You’ll have the option to choose the installation language, installation location, and whether to import bookmarks and settings from other browsers. Configure these settings according to your preferences.
  9. Install Opera: Click the “Install” or “Accept and Install” button to begin the installation process. Opera will be installed on your computer.
  10. Launch Opera: Once the installation is complete, you’ll likely see an option to launch Opera immediately. Check this option if you want to open Opera right away, or you can manually launch it later from your desktop shortcut or the Windows Start menu.

That’s it! You’ve successfully installed Opera on your Windows computer. You can now start using it as your default web browser.

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