[Numpy-discussion] Windows installation problem

Ralf Gommers ralf.gommers at gmail.com
Wed Nov 28 16:32:11 EST 2012

On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 10:16 PM, Jim O'Brien <jim at jgssebl.net> wrote:

> **
> I have tried to install the 1.6.2 win32 superpack on my Windows 7 Pro (64
> bit) system which has ActiveState ActivePython (64 bit) installed.
> However, I get an error that Python 2.7 is required and can't be found in
> the Registry.
> I only need numpy as it is a pre-requisite for another package and numpy
> is the only pre-requisite that won't install.
> Other are specific to Python 2.7 and they install.  Some are Win64 and
> some are Win32.
> Is there a work around for this?

You need to use 64-bit numpy if you have 64-bit Python. You can find one at

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