trouble installing python

Oscar Benjamin oscar.j.benjamin at
Mon Feb 8 18:51:55 EST 2016

On 7 Feb 2016 09:50, "donald alsept via Python-list" <python-list at>
> Hello,
> I'm trying to install the 3.5.1 of Python and am running windows 7. I
keep getting an error about api-ms-win-crt-runtime-|1-1-0.dll not being
installed. Any advice on what is wrong?

Hi Donald, you're seeing this problem because Python 3.5 on Windows 7 needs
a runtime update. You can get this update from Microsoft:

Alternatively you can install Python 3.4 instead since 3.4 doesn't need the


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