Under Windows, the easiest way to install the TICS Plugin is to use the TICS installer.
Close NetBeans, run the TICS installer and select Single Server or Multi Server->TICS client
When getting to the TICS Add-ins dialog, select NetBeans.
Complete the installation.
Add the TICS Plugin to NetBeans without installer.
You need to have this file ready:
Follow the steps to add this plugin to your NetBeans environment.
In NetBeans IDE, select Tools->Plugins.
Select the Downloaded tab and press Add Plugins.... Then select the com-tiobe-ticsbean.nbm file.
Follow the dialogs until installed.
When finished, the TICS icons will be visible in the toolbar.