Need Help w. PIP!

Rob Hills rhills at
Sat Sep 5 04:19:55 CEST 2015

On 05/09/15 08:55, MRAB wrote:
> On 2015-09-05 01:35, Rob Hills wrote:
>> On 05/09/15 01:47, Cody Piersall wrote:
>>> > On Fri, Sep 4, 2015 at 12:22 PM, Steve Burrus
>>> <steveburrus28 at <mailto:steveburrus28 at>> wrote:
>> <..>
>>> >> "echo %path%
>>> >>
>>> >> C:\Python34;C:\Python34\python.exe;C:\Python34\Scripts;
>> It's a long time since I last used Windoze in anger, but that second
>> path entry (C:\Python34\python.exe;) looks wrong to me.  Unless Windoze
>> has changed recently, you shouldn't have a program name in your path.
>> IIRC, that's going to break all path entries that follow it, so it could
>> be the cause of your problem (ie the "C:\Python34\Scripts;" part won't
>> be accessible.
>> Perhaps try deleting the "C:\Python34\python.exe;" entry from your PATH
>> environment variable and see what happens.
> It should be a list of folder paths. Including a file path doesn't
> appear to break it, and, in fact, I'd be surprised if it did; it should
> just keep searching, much like it should if the folder were missing.

You're probably right, but my recollection of Windoze is that it was
very easily broken, hence my migration to Linux many moons ago.  I
reckon it wouldn't hurt to try getting rid of the invalid path entry anyway.


Rob Hills
Waikiki, Western Australia

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