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Moodle as a Curriculum and Information Management System Beginner's Guide by Jason Hollowell

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Time for action—installing the Windows package

If you want to install a local instance of Moodle and the required server on a Windows machine, the XAMPP package is the only prepackaged variety available. The installation involves a few more steps than the Mac version but it is a straightforward process. To download and install the Windows version, follow these steps:

  1. Click on Moodle for Windows from the Downloads drop-down menu from Moodle.org, and download the latest version.
  2. Expand the contents of the package that is downloaded, to the location where you want your Moodle package. You will see a total of four items from the expanded package, as shown in the following screenshot. There will be a Stop Moodle icon, a Start Moodle icon, a README

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