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Help please installing Python on Windows 10


Am 03.10.2018 um 09:34 schrieb Timothy Cowell via Python-list:
> Could I please ask for help installing Python on Windows 10 - I've tried twice (Version 3.7 for windows) selecting the install now option. After first attempt I uninstalled and tried again.
> 
> Each time it has put 4 items in the programs list from the windows start button, all under heading Python 3.7, but the first time they said 64 bit and the second time only 32 bit - I guess I must have clicked on different versions.
> 
32 bit on a 64 bit PC and Windows version should work, 64 bit on 32 bit 
Windows probably not. So, if you kept your second attempt, that should 
be enough to start with.
> 
> Both times there was IDLE, Python 3.7, Manuals, and Module Docs. The last two of these worked when clicked on, but the first two just put up a small window of which first was white, and second was black, but I couldn't make them do anything.
> 
IDLE and the Python shell both start with windows showing text like this:

Python 3.7.0 (v3.7.0:1bf9cc5093, Jun 27 2018, 04:59:51) [MSC v.1914 64 
bit (AMD64)] on win32
Type "copyright", "credits" or "license()" for more information.
 >>>

Did you get something like this? In that case nothing was wrong, Python 
just waited for your commands. The manual contains a tutorial which 
starts using the interactive interpreter - try it out. If you don't get 
the results the tutorial predicts, come back here or subscribe to the 
tutor list:
Tutor maillist  -  Tutor at python.org
To unsubscribe or change subscription options:
https://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/tutor

If your "small windows" don't contain such a header, that really would 
look wrong. In that case: are they completely empty? Or what else? If 
they contain any text at all, can you copy and paste it into your 
answer? Please don't try to send a screenshot, the list won't accept it.

HTH
Sibylle