Python 2.5.1 can't find win32file?

samwyse samwyse at
Sat Jul 28 15:16:41 CEST 2007

I just upgraded from 2.4.something to 2.5.1.  I get the stuff below.
I tried easy-installing pywin32; same results.  Anyone know what's
going on?

Python 2.5.1 (r251:54863, Apr 18 2007, 08:51:08) [MSC v.1310 32 bit
(Intel)] on win32
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    Personal firewall software may warn about the connection IDLE
    makes to its subprocess using this computer's internal loopback
    interface.  This connection is not visible on any external
    interface and no data is sent to or received from the Internet.

IDLE 1.2.1      ==== No Subprocess ====
>>> import win32file
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "<pyshell#0>", line 1, in <module>
    import win32file
ImportError: DLL load failed: The specified module could not be found.
>>> import sys
>>> sys.path
['C:\\Documents and Settings\\dentos\\Desktop\\scripting', 'C:\
\Python25\\Lib\\idlelib', 'C:\\Python25\\lib\\site-packages\
\setuptools-0.6c6-py2.5.egg', 'C:\\Python25\\lib\\site-packages\
\sqlalchemy-0.3.10-py2.5.egg', 'C:\\Python25\\lib\\site-packages\
\pil-1.1.6-py2.5-win32.egg', 'C:\\Python25\\lib\\site-packages\
\epydoc-3.0beta1-py2.5-win32.egg', 'C:\\Python25\\lib\\site-packages\
\pywin32-210-py2.5-win32.egg', 'C:\\WINNT\\system32\\', 'C:
\\Python25\\DLLs', 'C:\\Python25\\lib', 'C:\\Python25\\lib\\plat-win',
'C:\\Python25\\lib\\lib-tk', 'C:\\Python25', 'C:\\Python25\\lib\\site-

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