Steps to configure DVWA on windows

Steps to configure DVWA in Windows

1. install Xampp.

2. Download dvwa  Link=>

3. Extract and rename folder to dvwa, Move it to location c:/xampp/htdocs/
4. Open
Location C:\xampp\htdocs\dvwa\config\
remove password
         make it like this $_DVWA[ 'db_password' ] = '';

5. Update ReCAPTCHA Settings
# Get your keys at
  or use below

  $_DVWA['recaptcha_public_key'] = "12345678";
  $_DVWA['recaptcha_private_key'] = "12345678";

6. Open php.ini.
Location c:/xampp/php/php.ini
search for allow_url_include
and make it allow_url_include=On

7. Start/Restart Apache and Mysql from xampp control panel.

8. Type http://localhost/dvwa