Steps:

1. Download MyBB using the following link:
Download the latest version of MyBB, a free and open source PHP forum software.


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2. Install XAMPP on your machine by using the following link :
XAMPP is an easy to install Apache distribution containing MariaDB, PHP and Perl.


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3. Once the MyBB download is complete extract the folder of MyBB.Copy all the files from MyBB/upload folder and paste it in C:\xampp\htdocs\ create a new folder name as myBB
paste all the file to the above following path.

4. Start the xampp panel.

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5. On a browser type localhost/myBB/install/index.php
Below window will appear:

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6. Click on Next Button :
Accept the license Terms and Conditions and Click on Next.

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7. The requirement of MyBB is compatible with your machine then click on Next.

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8. Type the username and password of the database

The default database username is root and password is empty .

You can create the database by going to the following link: localhost/phpmyadmin

create the new database and type the database name here and click on Next.

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9. Once the table is created click on Next

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10. Click on Next

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11. Install Theme and click on Next

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12. In Board Configuration you can type your Forum Name , Contact Email and click on Next

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13. Type the username,password and the email address and click on Next

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14. Once the installation is finished open the MyBB and Admin Control Panel in New Tab.

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15. You will see following tab has opened :
Type the username and password which you have set in administration user installation and click on Login Below window will appear

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16. This is my MyBB Admin Control Panel

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17. This is MyBB forum

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This is how you can install MyBB forum software on windows 7 localhost