Install LaTeX for Windows 7 – a complete setup

To use LATEX is one thing, and very good introductions exist for learning. But what do you need for installing a LATEX system on Windows? What do I do with TEX Live, why do I need Ghostscript, what’s TeXmaker, and why many people favor Emacs, and above all, how does everything fit together?

This tutorial shall save the search an show step by step what you need and how to setup the individual components.