The first step to installing XBMC on Windows is to download the XBMC executable file. Open the Internet Explorer browser, and navigate to the XBMC official Web page. It displays a Downloads option at the top of the page.
Download the build that is compatible with your Windows operating system. Click the Save button to start the download. Once the download is complete, click the Run button to start the XBMC installation. The screen displays the XBMC Setup Wizard. To continue with the installation, click the Next button.
The next dialog box that appears is the license agreement. Accept the license agreement by clicking on the I Agree button. The next dialog box prompts the selection of components. Customize the XBMC installation by checking the desired components and unselecting the ones not required.
The next step is selection of the destination folder. Browse to choose the installation location. Click the Next button to continue with the installation. Select the desired Start menu folder to hold the program shortcut. It is also possible to create a new folder to store the shortcut.
Click on the Install button. The installation of the setup program takes a few moments. Wait while the program is running. Click the Finish button to complete the installation process. Launch the XBMC program and use it.