VMware and pywin32 error...

James Matthews nytrokiss at gmail.com
Mon Mar 16 09:41:28 CET 2009


The issue seems to be with your windows installation. Try getting another
copy etc... There shouldn't be any issues I have tried and used both
seamlessly

On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 7:55 AM, dash dot <""wernermerkl\"@fujitsu(dash)
siemens.com"> wrote:

> 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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