How to install Joomla 3 and Xampp on localhost

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1: How to install Xampp
2: How to create a new database in phpMyAdmin
3: How to create a database user in phpMyAdmin
4: How to install Joomla 3

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http://forum.joomla.org/viewtopic.php?t=768918

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