I can see many questions regarding configuring the path using Windows OS. I could hardly get the right information about it. The cook book has defined for Linux. So I would like to share my idea on it.
To configure the Yii path using Windows OS,
This article explains issues about installing XAMPP server package (Lite version) on Windows OS and configuring it for serving webapps written in Yii. Please note, that XAMPP is available for many more platforms and systems. I write about Windows edition as it was the only one tested by me.