A common error, which usually comes up if you’re hosted by GoDaddy, is the no input file specified error.
If you do not have Magento setup in the root of your server, make sure to add the following to your .htaccess file.
In your web root directory, there should be a file called php.ini. Rename this to php5.ini.
If there is no php5.ini file. Create the file and upload it to your root directory.
If that doesn’t work, add the following to the end of your newly renamed php5.ini file:
cgi.fix_pathinfo = 1
And if you’re still getting the error, add the following to the top of your .htaccess file:
If nothing above worked, call GoDaddy up and have them either rename this for you, or make sure you’re on PHP 5.