Install Quantum GIS on Windows XP, Vista, or 7

  1. Download QGIS "Windows Standalone Installer" 1.7 from
  2. Save the File to your machine
  3. Double click on the .exe file to install
  4. Accept the install defaults to complete the process
  5. launch QGIS and proceed to the next section on navigating the application menus

Links to other Windows installation guides