To install magento step by step(localhost) with screenshots using xampp on windows xp and to install magento sample data tutorial as seen below.
step by step procedure Magento Installation
1)First Download Magento
2)Extract That zip file and paste that folder Under the XAMPP folder (C:\xampp\htdocs)
3)Rename that Magento file name to your project name(Ex:onlinesales) as seen below.
4)Before Installation Goto Phpmyadmin and Create New Database As seen below.
How to install magento sample data:
5)After Creation of new data base Click Import Option and Choose Upload File and Click Go Button as seen below.
- Here to face a small errors some one to import magento sample data No data was received to import. Either no file name was submitted, or the file size exceeded the maximum size permitted by your PHP configuration. See FAQ 1.16 To solve this problem click HERE
7)Enter the URL in your browser and Type http://localhost/onlinesales. one page display as seen below.
8)To click Check Box I Agree to the terms and conditions and Click Continue Button.
8)Here To Change local,timezone currency(optional) and Click Continue Button.
9)Here to Enter Database Type,Database Name,Host,username and Click Continue Button.
10)Here Enter Your Personal Information and Login Information and Click Continue Button.
11)Here To Save Encryption Key and Click Goto Frontend page as seen below
12)To click Go to Backend Button admin panel display as seen below
To Successfully Instaled Magento using xampp on windows.