How to make python scripts .py executable, not bring up editor

Grumman grumman at
Tue Jul 8 05:29:51 CEST 2008

korean_dave wrote:
> From command Prompt, i type in a script,  "".
> This, instead, brings up PythonWin editor and Interactive Window.
> Path variable is "C:\Python24". (I need Python 2.4 installed, not 2.5)
> How do I make it so that the script runs?

Start-><right click>My Computer->Properties->Advanced->Environment Variables

in bottom pane "System Variables" add ";.py" to "PATHEXT"

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