Problems with Python 2.5 installer.

Matthew Warren Matthew.Warren at
Fri Sep 29 13:23:40 CEST 2006

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Subject: Re: Problems with Python 2.5 installer.

John Machin wrote:
> paw wrote:
> > I have ran the MSI installer for Python 2.5 several times attempting
> > install to C:
> > Python, however all of the files are placed in C:\ .  The installer
> > told to only install files for me, beyond that I have only chosen
> > defaults.
> What do you mean by "install to C: <newline> Python"? Can you tell us
> (unambiguously, on one line) what directory you chose? Is there any
> good reason why you didn't take the default, which is
>     C:\Python25
> ?

Could this happen if c:\python does not exists and creating it fails for
some reason, or if permissions are incorrect? 

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