We are going to use Drush to download and install the Views module. Start by opening a Command Prompt for Windows or Terminal for Mac. Change to your
d7dev project directory, and type the following command:
C:\xampp\htdocs\d7dev>drush dl views Project views (7.x-3.3) downloaded to [success] C:/xampp/htdocs/d7dev/sites/all/modules/views. Project views contains 2 modules: views, views_ui.
It is worth mentioning that Drupal 7 added the ability to install and update modules that are hosted on Drupal.org, directly with the administrative UI. You should definitely check it out. But once you begin custom development for Drupal, and start using Drush, you will find it to be an indispensable time saver. ...