On Apr 5, 2012, at 4:13 PM, Eric BEAUSSART wrote:
I would like to use Mediawiki as a Website Administration Tool !
But, even with some knowledge in Computers, just as an User !
Unfortunately, I loaded it easyly, but did not succed to let it run !
As I told before, providing a mesh of Files is not enough !
A Launcher is compusory, and, in the case of a Computer with Windows as OS,
a "setup.exe" or simillar !
The Mediawiki community did not take much part in help for such a "dumb's
Too bad ! I am sorry to use this contact just for a such stupid fact,
but improving Mediawiki begins to let it Start "everywhere" !
Thank you for your attention.
I think there may be a slight misunderstanding here. MediaWiki is not a
desktop application. You cannot "install" it as a program in Windows or
any other OS for that matter. It is a web application (a bit like
) and as such is installed on a web server, not in the
If you don't have a web server, read here:
(XAMPP is a good one for Windows)
If you don't like writing computer code, you're still in luck. MediaWiki
has a visual installer. Upload the mediawiki package to the public
directory on the web server and visit that page in your browser (e.g.
), from there you can follow instructions on
how to install it: