PythonWin --> drwatson

Frank L. Thiel fthiel at
Sat Oct 18 23:14:46 CEST 2008

On 18-Oct-08 16:31, this message was sent by Dennis Lee Bieber:

> On Sat, 18 Oct 2008 15:00:03 GMT, "Frank L. Thiel" <fthiel at>
> declaimed the following in comp.lang.python:
>> Thanks for your reply, Allan.  I am not sure what you mean by "the 
>> Windows installer package" -- a *.msi file?.  I cannot find a *.msi file 
>> at Sourceforge, which is where the <pywin32-212.win32-py2.6.exe> came 
>> from.  When I use the latter (I have uninstalled and reinstalled using 
>> this many times now!), I get no error entries in the Event Viewer. 
>> However, when I try to open PythonWin, the Event Viewer shows the 
>> following message:
> 	Do you have a version of python 2.6 installed? (I'm surprised the
> standalone win32 package for Python 2.6 is even available already).
> Granted, win32 is maintained as a separate package, but the ActiveState
> Python download (which includes it by default) is still only on Python
> 2.5.2

Yes, Dennis, I have Python 2.6 installed, and it works perfectly from a 
cmd window and from IDLE.

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