Starting Python in XP Pro
davea at ieee.org
Sun Oct 17 02:30:14 CEST 2010
On 2:59 PM, Grant Andrew wrote:
> I'm a beginning user with some challenges. I have installed and uninstalled
> several versions with the same results - I can't get IDLE to work, nor can I
> associate .py files with Python.
> So I can get the interactive shell interface but nothing else. I'm
> currently running ActiveState 2.6.
> Any thoughts on where to begin are appreciated.
You could start by writing a more complete question. Exactly what have
you tried, and in what way does it "not work" ? Show what you typed at
the command prompt, and just what error messages you got. Use copy &
paste, don't retype it.
With the ActiveState default install, you shouldn't need to create your
own association; it should already be done by the installation.
However, if you install multiple versions, and don't properly uninstall,
it might change the default.
Have you tried running python.exe explicitly?
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