subprocess startup error

Oscar Benjamin oscar.j.benjamin at
Fri Feb 26 09:49:16 EST 2016

On 26 February 2016 at 13:30, Peter Otten <__peter__ at> wrote:
> Shweta Dinnimani wrote:
>>> hello, I'm begineer to python programming.. I had installed python 3.5.1
>>> version on my windows 7 system. I was fine earlier and now when i was
>>> trying the programs on string i'm facing the subprocess startup error.
>>> IDLE is not connecting. And python shell is also not opening. I tried
>>> uninstalling and installing the python shell but Im facing the
>>> problem.Please do help me
>> forgot to mention..
>> i saved my file as since than i'm facing this error
> Rename that file to something that does not clash with the module names in
> the standard library, for example, and IDLE should work again.

It's ridiculous that it's this easy to accidentally crash IDLE and the
Python shell.


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