If you have not downloaded Notepad++ yet, please, read the next tutorial:
Let’s install Notepad++
Launch Notepad++ installation
Open the folder Downloads on your computer. You can get there from your browser, be it Safari, Firefox or Chrome. Usually it is located here: My computer\C:\Users\User-name\Downloads. Launch the installer. You will get the security notification (in most cases). Famous VirusTotal assures that there is no malware, viruses or Trojans. Therefore, agree to open the file by clicking on "Run".
Choose installer language
Notepad++ Installation Wizard can assist you in many languages (40+ languages), so open the option and select the most convenient language. Click "OK".
Notepad++ Installation Wizard
Here you can see standard information, including the version of the software, and some recommendations. Click "Next".
Notepad++ License Agreement
Read Notepad++ License Agreement to be sure what your rights are. Click "I Agree" to proceed with installation.
Notepad++ Installation folder
Here, select where to install this code editor. Usually, it is installed in Program Files on disc C, but you can change it as you want. Click "Browse" (arrow 1), locate the necessary folder, and then click "Next" (arrow 2).
Notepad++ Installation Components
The Wizard also allows you to select the components to be installed. Choose "Minimalist" installation (arrow 1), if you do not need such stuff as Themes, Auto-Updater or User Manual. Custom installation is set by default; in this mode you can check/un-check boxes in order to choose the necessary components. Click "Next" (arrow 3).
Other Notepad++ Components
Here you can select other features that might be installed on your computer with Notepad++. There are humorous explanations on what exactly is offered. For example, you can select to create a shortcut on Desktop or to use an old icon for the app. Leave other two options (the first two) unchanged if you install Notepad++ for the first time. Click "Install" (arrow 2), and wait for several seconds until installation is finished.
Complete Notepad++ Installation
As you see, Notepad++ is ready to start its work! Uncheck the box "Run Notepad++ [version number]" if you do not want to launch it right away, and click "Finish"!
This is how to install Notepad++! Download the application to try it by yourself!