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python not working

On 1/29/2018 10:35 AM, Dan Stromberg wrote:
> Please google for "pythonw.exe  system error:
> The program can't start because api-ms-win-crt-runtime-|1-1-0.dll  is
> missing from your computer. try reinstalling the program to fix this
> problem.".
> I believe the Windows binaries for Python are built with a proprietary
> compiler that requires a separate download.

They are build with the standard VS2017 compiler.  The new .dll is an 
update for pre-Win10 and probably early Win10, but some people block 
updates and don't manually request needed one's like this.

Terry Jan Reedy