[Tutor] Problem importing pandas library

Mats Wichmann mats at wichmann.us
Sun May 27 09:28:18 EDT 2018

On 05/27/2018 01:18 AM, Alan Gauld via Tutor wrote:
> On 27/05/18 04:43, Bhavna Soni wrote:
>> I installed pandas library using pip9. I get errors while importing
>> it, Uninstalling and Re-installing won't help. It says DLL load failed
>> as window file is not found. The next time I import it says pandas
>> don't have core attribute, ut core folder is present in the directory.
>> I am using Python 3.6 and Windows 10. How to remove this error?
> It may be a hammer to a nut solution but it may be simpler to just
> install an all-in-one distibution like Anaconda. It may be a step
> behind leading edge but most folks don;t need leading edge and
> it avoids all the hassles of sorting out dependencies etc.
> https://www.anaconda.com/download
> Especially since your sig suggests you might want to use more
> than just pandas from the SciPy/Scikit package collection.

Second the suggestion since Anaconda exists pretty much to make it
easier for folks to work with this exact scenario.  For some reason,
installs of these have proven notoriously hard to get right on Windows.
The lighter weight Miniconda may also suit your purposes, this page has
some tips to help you choose if you choose to go this route:


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