Can not run the Python software

Joseph L. Casale jcasale at
Fri Jan 13 22:32:26 EST 2017

> Just downloaded Python 3.6.0 2016-12-23 and PyCharm. Tried to run the "Hello World" program and got the following message:
> "Process finished with exit code 1073741515 (0xC0000135)" 
> I am using Windows 8.1 on an HP ENVY Touchsmart Notebook (64-bit OS, x64-based processor).

If you track the error, it indicates a file was not found, bets are
you don't have the needed runtime installed for Python to run.

Nothing else PyCharm can do here, it tries to start Python and

If memory serves me, you need the Visual C++ Redistributable
for Visual Studio 2015...


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