Installing Python 2.6 on Vista

Steve Holden steve at holdenweb.com
Mon Nov 10 03:31:59 CET 2008


Fuzzyman wrote:
> On Nov 9, 7:39 pm, "Martin v. Löwis" <mar... at v.loewis.de> wrote:
>>> Heh. Well it would, except the administrator user doesn't have a
>>> password (purely a VM) and this is unacceptable for runas. :-)
>> There is, unfortunately, no other way to install Python 2.6 on Vista.
>> So your choices are really:
>> 1. activate the Administrator account
>> 2. disable UAC
>> 3. go back to XP
>> 4. go back to Python 2.5
>>
>> Regards,
>> Martin
> 
> It installs fine for 'just me', so no problem. I was just curious as
> to why I couldn't install it for all users. Even for a VM I should
> probably set an admin password.
> 
>
The way I worked this was to run a command window as administrator and
then run the installer from the command line.

regards
 Steve
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