py2exe command line window problem

Bob Gailer bgailer at
Tue Jul 22 18:48:28 CEST 2003

At 09:27 AM 7/22/2003 -0700, Prashant Singh wrote:

>I'm using py2exe to create a standalone executable from a Python
>script, and I would like the script to run invisibly, i.e. without a
>console window and without any interactive GUI. The script is a helper
>app, which simply downloads and runs some other program.
>I've tried passing the -w flag to the script, and I've also tried
>renaming it with a .pyw extension, but when the executable is run an
>empty console window opens with the title "C:\WINNT\system32\cmd.exe".
>I've checked, and there are no print statements, which might cause
>py2exe to assume it's still a console app.

How are you running the executable?

Bob Gailer
bgailer at
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