Python 3.4.1 64 bit Version

Chris “Kwpolska” Warrick kwpolska at
Fri Jul 18 15:48:36 CEST 2014

On Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 3:29 PM,  <cjwilliams43 at> wrote:
> The version given on is "Python 3.4.1 (v3.4.1:c0e311e010fc, May 18 2014, 10:45:13) [MSC v.1600 64 bit (AMD64)] on win32".
> This question is prompted by difficulties installing PyScripter.  What does "on win32" mean in the above.  I was using PyScripter on an AMD64 processor with Python 2.7.  Now, with an attempt to move to Python 3, I have grief.
> How does one install "python-3.4.1.amd64-pdb"?
> I would welcome any advice.
> Thanks,
> Colin W.
> --

“win32” is the name given to the Windows API as of Windows NT 3.1 and
Windows 95.  The “AMD64” part in parentheses tells the truth, that
you’re actually running the 64-bit version (which can cause problems,
though — it’s better to use the 32-bit version, IMO)

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