[New-bugs-announce] [issue28142] windows installer not adding PYTHONHOME

Memo report at bugs.python.org
Wed Sep 14 02:42:16 EDT 2016

New submission from Memo:


when i run python from elevated CMD it is failed to start and give error system codecs not found...

The problem is python installer for windows "python-3.5.2-amd64.exe" is not adding the PYTHONHOME environment variable.

When I manually added it problem solved.


components: Installation
messages: 276387
nosy: Mm
priority: normal
severity: normal
status: open
title: windows installer not adding PYTHONHOME
type: crash
versions: Python 3.5

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