Problem running Python 3.5.2 on school network PC

Wildman best_lay at yahoo.com
Thu Dec 15 13:31:11 EST 2016


On Thu, 15 Dec 2016 11:11:51 -0500, Jed Mack wrote:

> We are having a problem running Python 3.5.2 on Windows 10 x64 computers,
> which are members of a school network.
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> The program seems to install correctly, but when we try to run the program
> it stops and give an error message saying:
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> *Fatal Python error: Py_Initialize: unable to load the file system codec*
> 
> *Traceback (most recent call last):*
> 
> *  File "C:\Program Files\Python35\lib\encodings\__init__.py", line 31, in<
> module>*
> 
> *zipimport.ZipImportError: can't find module 'codecs'*
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> On a Windows 7 PCs, on the same network, the program runs with no problems.
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> We have no one here who is familiar with Python.  Do you have any
> additional information on this error, and suggestions for fixing it?
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> 
> We have a teacher who needs this program on Windows 10 PCs for students to
> use beginning January 3.
> 
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> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Jed Mack

You might try adding the installation folders to the path, if it
hasn't been done already.  Change 'python' to the actual folder name.

C:\python
C:\python\Lib\site-packages
C:\python\Scripts

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