The AWS CLI tool is a command-line tool to manage your AWS services. The AWS CLI tool greatly simplifies AWS operations including EC2 instance deployment.
Note: these commands are not compatible with PowerShell unless noted.
Download the AWS CLI MSI installer for Windows: https://awscli.amazonaws.com/AWSCLIV2.msi
Run the MSI installer and follow the on-screen instructions.
To verify the installation, open the Command Prompt window and type "aws --version".
Note: Your version may vary, but this will ensure the CLI tools is correctly installed.