This article will walk you through installing Minecraft Server on Windows 10.
What you’ll need:
-A Windows 10 desktop or server
-At least 3GB of RAM is recommended
-A reliable wired network connection
-A generous Internet bandwidth plan: Minecraft can use up to 100MB per player per hour, so an unlimited bandwidth plan is ideal
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Step 1: Open Windows 10 and download Java
Visit the Java download site
Download the latest version of Java for Windows 10. Open the .EXE file and click Install. Restart your computer once installation has completed.
Step 2: Download Minecraft Server
Visit the Minecraft Server website and download the latest version of the JAR file to your computer.
Step 3: Open the Downloads folder and move Minecraft Server
Navigate to your Downloads folder and move the Minecraft folder to your desired location. We’re going to drag it to the desktop, but we would recommend a dedicated folder for Minecraft.
Step 4: Double click on the Minecraft JAR file
Double click on the Minecraft JAR file. This will extract some files we need before we can start the server.
Step 5: Agree to the EULA
Open the file called EULA and update eula=false to eula=true
Save the file.
Step 6: Double click on the Minecraft JAR file
Open the Minecraft server file again.
Step 7: Allow the Minecraft Server in the firewall
Click Allow Access
Step 8: Review Minecraft Server stats
The Minecraft Server is now loaded and a stats panel will appear. This particular home PC can’t keep up with the resources required, so we’ll be setting this up on a hosted server for a better experience.
Step 9: Connecting to your Minecraft Server
Now that your server is installed, you can connect to it from Minecraft. Launch Minecraft and select Multiplayer.
Click Add Server
Enter server details and click Done.
Click the play button next to your server to start playing!