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1. XAMPP Installation

Download XAMPP distribution for Windows from http://www.apachefriends.org/en/xampp-windows.html. If possible download the Windows installer version and follow the default installation options. After the installation process is complete the XAMPP Control Panel window should automatically opened and it give the options to start or stop particular services provided by the software modules installed.


Start Apache web server and MySQL database application server by clicking each modules' start button. If successful, XAMPP Control Panel will indicate that both modules are currently running as depicted below.


Check if the Apache is running by opening the URL or http://localhost inside the browser. The XAMPP default page should be displayed inside the browser window as below:


Try run phpMyAdmin by pointing the browser to the URL path Below is the main view page of phpMyAdmin should be displayed by the browser.


Open C:\xampp\phpMyAdmin\config.inc.php configuration file and then add the $cfg['DefaultLang'] = 'en'; configuration setting if current phpMyAdmin's default language is set to a language that you can't understand.