Python-2.3b1.exe install error on W98se

Peter Hansen peter at
Mon Apr 28 14:13:19 CEST 2003

Anton Vredegoor wrote:
> A message box popups almost immediately:
> <message box>
> Install
> Could not initialize installation. File size expected=1972043840, size
> returned=9096924. The parameter is incorrect.
> </message box>

Hmm.... clearly the download was unsuccessful.  In fact, Python 2.3b1
*has* grown to over 1.8G, and you didn't wait long enough to download
the whole thing.  (Are you on dialup or something?)  The reason for
the new, much larger installation package, in addition to all the new
features which were crammed in at the last minute, is that the PSU

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