Idle won't start

Kerry Neilson kmneilso at
Mon Dec 15 16:56:52 CET 2003

"python newbie" <mesteve_b at> wrote in message news:<Gk5Db.39310$cy4.20027 at>...
> You didn't by any chance create a batch routine that sometimes creates a
> file by
> the name of  "<python dir>\Lib\idlelib\idle.pyw" did you.
> "Kerry Neilson" <kmneilso at> wrote in message
> news:ecebe16b.0312141050.4a10fbba at
> > For the past couple of months, Idle won't start when I invoke it.  I
> > am at a complete loss for why this is.  When this happens, they python
> > command line still starts, and python works fine otherwise.
> > Most interesting to me is that a reboot won't fix the problem.  But if
> > I just try it again sometime later it will work.  Anyone have any
> > ideas?  I'm running python 2.3 on windows 2000 professional.

Not that I am aware of, but I do have this file.  Is it a problem?

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