python command not working

David Cournapeau cournape at
Wed Apr 22 09:36:21 CEST 2009

On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 4:20 PM, 83nini <83nini at> wrote:
> Hi guys,
> I'm new to python, i downloaded version 2.5, opened windows (vista)
> command line and wrote "python", this should take me to the python
> command line, but it did not! i'm getting : python is not an internal
> command, external command, program, or command file.

The installer does not add the path of python into your %PATH%
variable, You have to do it manually or call the full command path
(C:\Python25\python.exe or something)


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