Learning Python Programming: How to Install Python on Windows

Installing python on Windows is very easy. The steps are the same as installing Windows software in general, next-next-finish .

But there is a configuration that must be selected in the middle of the installation process, so that Python commands can be recognized in CMD.

Python will be installed in this guide is python version 3. Download it on the official python site ( python.org ).

Download Python

1. Open the python-3.msi file

After the download is complete, we will get the file python-3.4.2.msiThe file python-3.4.2.msiis a python installer file. This file will install into the windows system.

Double click to execute it.

2. Select User

At this stage we will be asked to choose who can use python.

Just select ‘Install for all users’ so that it can be used by all users on their computer.

Python User Selection

3. Installation Location

Specify where python will be installed. Just leave it on C:python34, then click next .

Install Location

4. Customization

At this stage, we will determine the features to be installed.

Don’t forget to activate ‘Add python.exe to path’ so that commands are pythonrecognized in CMD (Command Prompt) .

Python customization

Once activated, it will look like this:

Python customization

5. Done …

Click finish to finish.

Python test

First, we first try to open Python Shell . Please open the Start Menu then search for Python Shell .

Then we try Python from CMD, type the command pythonto enter Python Shell from CMD.

Open python shell from CMD

Success …

What is next?

We have successfully installed Python on Windows.

 

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