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Extract the contents of the wordpress zip file to D:/public_html/wordpress folder as shown in Diagram 1.
D:/public_html/wordpress is a virtual domain controlled by Apache Web server on your local computer.
NOTE: Details of how to Create Database and User for Wordpress has been given in Create the MySQL database and User for Wordpress tutorial on this website.
NOTE: Details of how to Create Virtual host has been given in The Wordpress Virtual Domain tutorial on this website.
Open a Browser and type www.localwordpress.com in the address bar i.e. the domain name entry made in the HOSTS file and hit GO.
This will automatically invoke index.php within the wordpress folder. When index.php executes, the Wordpress installation process is started.
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