Download Go from https://golang.org/doc/install
Open downloaded file and run the installer
Click next, read and accept license agreement, confirm the Installation folder, Click Install and yes to allow changes and enter password if required.
Wait for installation to finish
After downloading run a checksum to validate the file downloaded.
On Windows compute MD5 crytographic hash
Open VSCODE and open Terminal Windows Command Prompt
type go version
under extensions type Go and search
install golang.go extension