Can't get Python for Windows to run

Tim Golden mail at timgolden.me.uk
Fri Jul 4 17:26:29 CEST 2008


Tim Rowe wrote:
> I have Python 2.5 working just fine on my system.
> 
> I've tried downloading and installing the MS Windows Python
> extensions, but can't get pythonw.exe (that's the windows executable,
> right?) to do anything. I double-click it, nothing happens. I run it
> from a command prompt, it just returns me to the command prompt.

Ummm. That's the Python interpreter but without a window so
(unhelpfully, from your point of view) it's doing exactly the
right thing.

I assume you were trying to run the PythonWin Python
interpreter and dev env? On my system, that's:

C:\Python25\Lib\site-packages\pythonwin\Pythonwin.exe

HTH

TJG



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