How to configure Python in Windows

Steve Holden steve at
Fri Feb 29 15:42:02 CET 2008

cosmo_general at wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> I just downloaded precompiled Python for Windows, and it runs. Now I
> have got the command line coding. However, I can't run my python
> scripts. My python script,, is located in C:\\....\pydir, and I
> have set the python interpreter on the directory. When I run
> os.listdir(), I found my script of is right in the pydir. But,
> when I tried to run command-line python, to compile it, I got
> "Syntax error: invalid syntax". I guess the interpreter did not find
> my script  In the past, I worked python on unix/linux, and I
> knew how set the path, and I ran my python scripts smoothly. I wonder
> anybody can help me to configure the python interpreter? Thanks!

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