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Install Python on Windows 10, 11

Install Python on Windows 10, 11

For Windows users, the process of installing Python on their computer can seem daunting. However, with the right guidance, it can be done with ease. In this article, we will provide instructions on how to install Python on Windows, so that you can start using this powerful programming language in your projects.

How to Install Python on Windows

To install Python on Windows, follow these steps:

  1. Visit the official Python website and navigate to the download page.
  2. Select the appropriate version of Python based on your Windows operating system.
  3. Click the Download button and wait for downloading python for windows.
  4. Once downloaded, run the Python installer by double-clicking on the downloaded file.
  5. Follow the prompts to complete the installation process.

Once you have installed Python on your Windows system, you can check windows python version by opening a command prompt and typing python --version. With these simple steps, you can install Python on your Windows system and start using it for your programming needs.

How to Run Python on Windows

To run Python on Windows, you need to install Python and set up the environment variables. Follow these steps -

  1. Download the latest version of Python from the official website and install it on your Windows computer.
  2. Add the Python installation path to the System Environment Variables. This will allow you to run a python script on any directory on your system without having to specify the full path.
  3. Open the Command Prompt by pressing the Windows key + R and type cmd, then press Enter.
  4. Navigate to the directory containing your Python script using the 'cd' command.
  5. To run a Python script, type python , then press Enter.

With these steps, you can easily run a Python script on Windows.

Add Python to Windows Path

To add Python to Windows Path, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Start menu and search for Environment Variables
  2. Click on Edit the system environment variables
  3. Click on Environment Variables near the bottom right corner of the window that appears
  4. Under the System Variables section, scroll down and find Path and click on Edit
  5. Click on New and enter the path to your Python installation directory
  6. Click OK on each window to save the changes

By adding the Python path in Windows, it will be easier to access and execute Python scripts from any directory on your computer.

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Updated: 03/28/2024 - 22:37