pythonwin broke

Jean Brouwers mrjean1ATcomcastDOTnet at
Fri Dec 3 18:32:54 CET 2004

We just went through a similar install-uninstall-reinstall cycle with
Python 2.4 and 2.3 on Windows XP SP2.  Just uninstalling 2.4 and
reinstalling 2.3 was not sufficient.

It took several attempts to get things back to the original 2.3
configuration.  After unininstalling both, we deleted all Python
related entries in the Registry and in the StartUp folder.  Only after
that did the reinstalled 2.3 plus extensions work fine again.

/Jean Brouwers

PS) We backed out of using Python 2.4 since two of the extensions we
need did not work with 2.4 on Windows XP.

PPS) It looks like Python 2.4 and Python 2.3 can not co-exist (in
different folders under Program Files) but we did not investigate that
any further.

In article <8uQrd.4000728$yk.610217 at>, Jive
<someone at> wrote:

> I've un-installed Python 2.4, re-installed Python 2.3 and PythonWin for 2.3,
> but it's still broke.
> When I start PythonWin, sometimes it looks like it is going to be okay.  But
> as soon as I open a .py file, the interactive window grabs the focus and
> will not let go.  I am stumped.
> Is there something PythonWin uses that I could try re-installing?  WxPython
> maybe?

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