Here are some useful links to get you started:

Run a LOCAL BTS node on windows . Requires approx 5GB RAM for sync and 1GB for running:

  1. Download binaries and unzip to a place that will have space for the blockchain
  2. Run the witness node using the below codewitness_node.exe --rpc-endpoint=""
  3. Wait to sync, takes a few hours depending on your connection
  4. Open your CB CLIENT. (Downloaded from here
  5. Profit. It should automatically pick up your local node. And it is amazing.