New guy help with setup

Paul McNett p at ulmcnett.com
Thu Jul 12 23:35:19 CEST 2007


meg99 wrote:
> On Jul 12, 4:24 pm, Paul McNett <p... at ulmcnett.com> wrote:
>> meg99 wrote:
>>> I just downloaded 2.5 and read the readme file.  It says "Before you
>>> can build Python, you must first confiigure it....Start by running the
>>> script "./configure".
>>> I can't find "./configure"
>>> I am running Windows XP SP2
>> You downloaded the wrong file. You want the Windows Installer:http://python.org/ftp/python/2.5.1/python-2.5.1.msi
> My applogies - I did download and install 2.5.1

In that case, open up your command window (Start|Run "cmd" <enter>).

Type 'python' at the c:\ prompt.

Or, Start|All Programs|Python 2.5|IDLE

Enjoy!


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