Download and install Oracle Database XE 11.2g
Download Oracle Application Express 4.1 (APEX)
Tip: In case you get an ORA-12560 error, your database listener has not started.
Either start it by running “c:\oraclexe\app\oracle\product\11.2.0\server\bin\StartDB.bat” or use the “Start DB” shortcut from the start menu.
Connect as SYS to the database console
[bash]conn sys/passw as sysdba[/bash]
Run the following sql command to setup APEX
[sql] @c:\apex\apexins myapp myapp temp /i/