Can't install/uninstall Python

udhay prakash pethakamsetty uday3prakash at
Wed Jul 15 07:59:07 CEST 2015

On Tuesday, 14 July 2015 17:24:22 UTC+5:30, Chris Angelico  wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 14, 2015 at 7:20 AM, Thomas Via <kingklong2013 at> wrote:
> > I'm trying to reinstall Python 2.7.9/2.7.10, but during the installation, it
> > didn't let me, which gave me this:
> >
> > "There is a problem with this Windows Installer package. A program required
> > for this install to complete could not be run. Contact your support
> > personnel or package vendor."
> Hi!
> What version of Windows are you running? And what architecture (32-bit
> or 64-bit)? Exactly what file did you download, and from where? The
> more information you can provide, the easier it will be to figure out
> what's going on.
> ChrisA


You can uninstall the python directly through the control panel, normally.
But, if the python was installed as part of any software package that you have installed in your system, then it requires that specific software to be uninstalled a prior its un-installation.

Uday Prakash

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