VMware and pywin32 error...

dash (dot) "wernermerkl\" at fujitsu(dash)siemens.com
Mon Mar 16 06:53:55 CET 2009


Joshua Kugler schrieb:
> dot wrote:
>> has anyone experience with installing Python and pywin32 to Windows XP
>> Pro running in a VMware environment?
>>
>> At the end of installing pywin32 I get following error:
>>
>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>> Traceback (most recent call last):
>>    File "<string>", line 601, in <module>
>>    File "<string>", line 311, in install
>>    File "<string>", line 149, in LoadSystemModule
>> ImportError: DLL load failed: This application has failed to start
>> because the application configuration is incorrect. Reinstalling the
>> application may fix this problem.
>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>
>> I use following versions:
>>
>> VMware Workstation 6.5.0 build-118166
>> Microsoft Windows XP Professional English Build 2600
>> added SP1 and than SP3
>> Python 2.6.1
>> pywin32 213
> 
> I've installed and run Python and pywin32 in a VMWare environment and have
> had no trouble.  This is not an issue with VMWare. Something is
> misconfigured in your XP and/or Python install.  I'm assuming you installed
> Python before installing pywin32?
> 
> j
> 
Yes. Of course. Python 2.6.1 installs with no problem.

BTW: I get the same result, if I use Microsoft VirtualPC 2007 instead of 
VMware...

Werner



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