IDLE won't start in Python 2.5 for Windows

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at
Sat Jan 12 20:35:58 CET 2008

mikez302 wrote:

> I opened a command window in my Python25 folder and tried typing
> pythonw.  I just got another command prompt as if the program ran but
> didn't do anything.  It looked like this:
> C:\Python25>pythonw
> C:\Python25>

"pythonw" is the console-less version of the Python runtime, so that's 
expected.  Try using "python" instead.


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