command prompt: the ntvdm cpu has encountered an illegal instruction

Gerhard Häring gh at ghaering.de
Sun May 24 19:32:39 CEST 2009


Daniel wrote:
> If I try to invoke python via the command prompt I get an error
> "command prompt: the ntvdm cpu has encountered an illegal
> instruction..."
> 
> I don't get this problem if I first cd to the python directory.  I am
> running python 3.0 on windows.

Running Python from the Cygwin shell? Try from outside Cygwin, then.

-- Gerhard




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