Normally we can set up a website in windows 7 by enable iis 7 and asp in windows 7 ,this tutorial will show you a easier way to set up website in windows 7 using xammp which contains php mysql apache and other services.
1.Download xammp from below link(ZIP or 7zip)
2.Extract the ZIP file you downloaded to your top level folder like “C:\” or “D:\” or “E:\” , etc.
3.Go to xammp folder and double click xampp-control.exe ,then get Apache Start ,if necessary you can also get Mysql Start(see screenshot below)
5.Some hints to configure your website.
a) Apache’s configuration file httpd.conf locates in xammp/apache/conf
b)Your website’s default documentroot is xammp/htdocs
c)If you modified httpd.conf file,you need to restart apache service
d)After you finished your website setup you can install wordpress on windows 7 easily