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installation difficulty

  • I have a domain name and holding site already online via a company called LCN.
    I created it in dreamweaver, its html.

    So I upgraded my account to have sql database. thats done.
    I downloaded the wordpress zip file, unzipped it and then loaded it into my ftp directory.

    when I try to open the wp-admin/install.php in either firefox of safari it just either comes up as plain text code on screen or it tries to download something but it doesnt do anything.

    So I manually configured the sample php with my database details and added that to my ftp directory along with the rest of the word press stuff.

    When I try to wp-admin/install.php what am I supposed to do? I really dont understand what I should be doing. Im a complete novice and I have never used wordpress before. I just wanted to get the basic thing set up so that someone else can help me design my website.

    what am I doing wrong please?

    thankyou

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