Twisted Non-Admin Installation

Mike Meyer mwm at
Sun Dec 26 05:44:06 CET 2004

"Kartic" <kartic.krishnamurthy at> writes:

> Hello,
> I downloaded the Win32 installer for Twisted 1.3.0, Python 2.3.
> The installer, when executed under my login, fails as it requires
> administrator rights to install (why they have it as a requirement, I
> don't understand).
> So I started the installer as the admin user. That too failed because I
> have a non-admin install of Python 2.3 on my machine and when I launch
> the Twisted installer as admin, it is unable to find a Python
> installation for the admin user!
> So, can someone let me know how I can install Twisted as a non-admin
> user for a non-admin installation of Python? Installing from source is
> not an option as I do not have MSVC.

You can get the MSVC compiler for free, and use that to build from
source. See

for details.

Mike Meyer <mwm at>
Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information.

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