Cant uninstall, modify or repair python

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Sat Apr 21 23:38:38 EDT 2018


On 4/21/2018 7:53 PM, Michael Torrie wrote:
> On 04/21/2018 11:43 AM, jedzry at gmail.com wrote:
>> I currently have python version 3.6.1 32 bit version on my laptop and when i try to repair, it gives an error saying "The installer has encountered an unexpected error installing this package. This may indicate a problem with this package. The error code is 2503". After i clicked ok there is a message pop-up saying: "One or more issues caused the setup to fail. Please fix the issues and then retry setup. 0x80070643- Fatal error during installation.
>>
>> When i try to uninstall, it says no python 3.6 installation was detected. When i try to modify, it says that there is a fatal error during installation.
> 
> Try installing the same version of Python again.  The reinstall might
> clean up the corrupted install and let you remove it.

Or install 3.6.5, with at least a hundred bug fixes.  This should 
overwrite the bad 3.6.1.  If this does not work, you may need to run 
chkdsk /F or the equivalent to fix one of the files.

-- 
Terry Jan Reedy



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