Help Installing Python 2.3.5

James Stroud jstroud at
Fri Mar 11 20:22:28 CET 2005

I was recently playing with my vmware and found that the enthought python 
distro installs and behaves very well. It has many handy modules bundled with 
it (but I think that its at 2.3.3 if that makes a difference):

More windowsy users may have some thoughts about enthought. I don't use 
windows except when I have to, so there may be something wrong with my 


On Friday 11 March 2005 11:17 am, Greg Lindstrom wrote:
> I've been running python for years and have never had trouble installing
> until today.  I am trying to install Python 2.3.5 from on my
> windows 2000 box.  I uninstalled everything from the previous Python,
> downloaded and ran the exe and everything appeared to run correctly
> (even got the "Python installed correctly" screen).  Reboot.  When I
> open a dos window and type "python" I am told it doesn't know that that
> is!  The file association with seems to work.  Do I need to map the PATH
> myself?  Everything's in the default directory (C:\Python23).
> Thanks for your help,
> --greg
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James Stroud, Ph.D.
UCLA-DOE Institute for Genomics and Proteomics
Box 951570
Los Angeles, CA 90095

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