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How can I find out why I have Python?

Q: How can I find out why I have Python?

I ran a Secunia check to see if any of my applications needed updating, and it said that Python did. Since I'd never heard of it, I've been trying to research it. I know it was not deliberately installed, but don't know how it may have gotten installed (whether part of new HP system, or a particular application), and whether I should keep it. It doesn't show up in the list of Installed Programs.

Does anyone have more insight on this software?

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A: How can I find out why I have Python?

Itunes, Realtek software, games?

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Hi Guys - I downloaded python from their website yesterday, and was able to use it. It's the first time I ever used it. I opened my laptop today, and expected it would be very easy to find it and open it, and continue working on my exercises. 2 hrs later, I still haven't found it. Help!!!
 

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Porting Perl To Python.

Summary: Porting legacy Perl to Python can be a daunting task. In this article, learn some of the theory behind dealing with legacy code, including what not to do.Click to expand...

-- Tom
 

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Q: python

Hi
can any one please tell me how to compile a python source code into a standart .exe file
 

A:python

http://www.py2exe.org/
 

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Q: Python?

Is anyone here versed in Python? My son is into programming and already is very knowledgeable in several programming languages but is just learning, on his own, Python. I'm sure he would like to become acquainted with anyone who is already fairly fluent in this new language. TIA.
 

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i am trying to learn python not sure if its loaded properly on my pc any one as any detail instruction for win7 installation
 

A:python and win 7

If you're using ActivePython, the installer should have everything configured for you. You will, of course, want to read the accompanying documentation for how to run your python scripts.
 

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Does anybody know what that is? (Python 22)

It is a sizable prog. and is in the start up line.
when I do a search for it , I can not find anything ??
I tried google for info , no luck there.
accept one site that said "send me $$ and I will tell you"

Well I have a few words for them.
thanks to anybody who can help.
 

A:Python 22 ??

See if this helps: http://www.python.org/doc/faq/installed/
 

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How does PHP compare with Python and witch one is better to learn for future use?
 

A:PHP vs Python

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And is it something I need or just another security and privacy risk HP put on my computer>
 

A:What is Python>

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I am having trouble running pip. It is supposed to come installed with python, but my computer doesn't recognize it. I try installing it, but get an error message. Could it have something to do with running 32 bit python on a 64 bit computer? I have version 3.6 python.
 

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What are the uses of Python in Software Development?
 

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Is this a necessary software for windows XP?...Trying to clean up my HD..Don't even know how it got on my system..
 

A:Python 2.2.3?

Python is a programming language and not absolutely necessary unless you have programs installed that need Python in order to run.
 

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Am writing a program which simulates the action of an atm machine and I need it to end when option "c" is chosen. How exactly cn I do this, the only ways i can think of are...rubbish...
 

A:Python atm

Hi eventide,

Perhaps this link will help which is the result of searching for case statement here.

I assume you can structure your input options in a case statement - one of which would be 'c' to switch to in the proper Python syntax, of course.

-- Tom
 

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Q: python

Does anyone know what python 2.2 combined win32 extensions is?
Do I need it on my pc?
I just noticed it about a week ago.
Thanks

A:python

Hello dee1-2-3 and welcome to BC.What is Python?Python is an interpreted, interactive, object-oriented programming language. It is often compared to Tcl, Perl, Scheme or Java.Python combines remarkable power with very clear syntax. It has modules, classes, exceptions, very high level dynamic data types, and dynamic typing. There are interfaces to many system calls and libraries, as well as to various windowing systems (X11, Motif, Tk, Mac, MFC). New built-in modules are easily written in C or C++. Python is also usable as an extension language for applications that need a programmable interface.Unless you are doing some programming..............

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FAILED INIT PYTHON...

i know it probably sound familiar but i cant get the addon--beyond the sword---for civ 4 to work....

the original game works fine with the crack and everything...but even after adding the crack to the installed beyondthesword directory it reads failed python...anyhting i can do to correct this?
 

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I want to buy a book on programming, but I cant decide between learning Ruby or Python. Which one is better to learn first? Which one is easier for someone who does not program, but has a good concept of how it works?

Please Visual Basic & Java people, try to stay with the topic
 

A:Ruby or Python which one is better?

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Hello,

I was trying to update my Python version yesterday, from 2.3 to 2.7. However, when I had finished installing 2.7, I was unable to open IPython. When I right-click a folder and click "IPython here" a window opened and I was redirected to a command prompt window. I uninstalled all Python after that and tried reinstalling, but had no success in getting IPython working.

If you have any insight into what's going on and how I can remedy the issue, please let me know.
 

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I downloaded Python for the first time today and went to start compiling a code but when I did, it said there was a Syntax error. it highlighted the "2" in "3.2" at the top of IDLE. I tried deleting the 2 but it did the same thing and highlighted the "." after the "3" instead. Same thing when I tried Python 2.7. Both versions were the Windows x86 MSI Installer. Any ideas?
 

A:Can't get Python to work

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Hello everybody,
I'm sure everybody here knows some Scripting language and have working knowledge. I need help with getting started to learn but i want to start with some project wide enough to help learn the language and understand the concpets of python. There are some other scripting languages i know about, for eg: perl, php but i'm interested in this one..dont know why???
Need help of someone who is actively working on it or has worked in the past and can throw some pointers here to get started.
I dont like the idea of reading pages and pages and then impementing something. The other way round is a much faster and better way.

Please post your replies soon... Thanks a lot!!
 

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After two years break I tried to restart a Python/Excel program that ran ok then. The first lines of my Python code reads

import win32com.client, sys, os
excel = win32com.client.Dispatch.client.Dispatch('Excel.Application')
excel.Visible = 1

When I try to run it I get the error

ImportError: No module named win32com.client

How can I find the modul again?
I am using Python 2.5.1.

// Willy

A:Python/Excel

Hello and welcome to the forum.

I am very sorry for the delay, we have been very busy lately.

Please try this:

Python for Windows extensions | Download Python for Windows extensions software for free at SourceForge.net

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Hi all,

I've got Python v.2.4 that supposedly has an editor and I'm unable to find it.
Can anyone tell me how I would open the editor.

Thanks.
 

A:Python editor

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I'm developing some scripts on Win 10. But suddenly all the script failed due to it cannot invoke CMD on Win10.
Here is one example,
"
import os
os.system("cd .")
"
It is a very simple code that python to call CMD to execute "cd .".
But it always return "-1073740791".
And all my other projects such as Jenkins failed because of try to invoke CMD.
Could anyone help me on this?

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I need to get Python for one of my classes and I was about to download it, when I came across Python source... What is it? I realize Python is open source, but can't figure out what is a Python source. I have Win7 64-bit and the warning notice next to the 64-bit download said that "it doesn't include source"...
I also need IDLE, so would that be a problem? Or should I just download the first, normal Windows installer?
Thanks
 

A:What is Python source?

Hi wicked.ludicrous,

Since Python is a programming language, Python source is text containing Python statements in the programming language Python. See: Python (programming language).

For example: to execute a python source, one might issue the following command (in a Terminal command line window where $ is the command prompt) assuming that a Python interpreter executable is available on your computer:
$ sudo python check-my-hardware.py

The file check-my-hardware.py is the file containing python source statements interpreted by the python interpreter executable in root mode (via use the sudo) on a Linux platform. The python source code in check-my-hardware.py determines compatibility of a computer's BIOS with PAE and NX bit available memory.

-- Tom
 

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I'm having a problem installing python and blender. I install python for windows through the MSI file provided by Python.org (2.6.1 and 3.0). I then install Blender (2.48). When i fire up blender it gives me this mesege.


Code:

Checking for installed Python... No installed Python Found.
Only built-in modules are available. Some scripts may not run.
So i go and check my environment vars and ofcorse the PYTHONPATH var is missing. so i set it up


Code:

PYTHONPATH
C:\Python3;C:\Python3\DLLs;C:\Python3\Lib;C:\Python3\Lib\lib-tk;
Still nothing

===
I tryed again with python 2.6
Uninstalled everything, re-installed everything, setup the environment vars again.


Code:

PYTHONPATH
C:\Python26;C:\Python26\DLLs;C:\Python26\Lib;C:\Python26\Lib\lib-tk;
and now i get


Code:

Checking for installed Python... C:\Python26\lib\site.py:150: Warning: 'with' will become a reserved keyword in Python 2.6
No installed Python found.
Only built-in modules are available. Some scripts may not run.

A:Python and Blender

Hi,

I think you did everything right. For me a practical solution was to install Python 2.5.2 besides the 2.6 installation. After you've done this, all you have to do is change the PATHs from PYTHON26 to PYTHON25 (also LIB etc.).
This worked for me in Vista 64x, but I think this is not a specific Windows 7 problem. I guess Blender2.48 just doesn't like newer versions of PYTHON. Let us see which version Blender 2.49 will use.

Greetings from Holland,
Rich.

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Python multiprocessing.

Oskar Andreasson (yes that Oskar Andreasson) explores using the language Python in a multiprocessing context - good stuff to fill your brain with if you are interested in multiprocessing!

-- Tom
 

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I can't install any version of Python onto my laptop; I am getting the error message: "This installation package could not be opened. Contact the application vendor to verify that this is a valid Windows Installer package." My laptop is 64-bit, but any version of Python would be fine - I.e. Python 3.3.4 or Python 2.7.6 - I just need it installed!!! Thank you!
 

A:I can't install Python

emmy11 said:





I can't install any version of Python onto my laptop; I am getting the error message: "This installation package could not be opened. Contact the application vendor to verify that this is a valid Windows Installer package." My laptop is 64-bit, but any version of Python would be fine - I.e. Python 3.3.4 or Python 2.7.6 - I just need it installed!!! Thank you! Click to expand...

64 bit but what OS?
 

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I have to use python for my uni course. Last week it stopped working, gave an error code but doesn't give it now. I have tried to unistall, repair and reinstall it again. A progress bar appears gets to about 25% and then freezes and slows my whole computer down. I also tried to delete the files from the C drive as well this also didn't work.

Any help greatly appreciated cheers.
 

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Does anybody know a good Python starting book. I know a little C, but a beginners book would be good.

Thanks
 

A:Python Book

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Hi
i was wondering if any one can tell me what the difference is between c++ and python and wich one you would recogmend to a complete newbie to programming also how does one compile a python source code i tried to look at pythons site but cant make sense of the code i am utterly confused
 

A:nick the python

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I feel a bit trapped, because there doesn't seem to be a good version of Python for windows. I know there are some, but they aren't open source, and I kind of need that for the project I'm doing (not a project in Python, but rather a project for school.) So, are there any other simple programming languages that are free and open-source? And when I say simple, I mean kindergarten simple.
 

A:Python For Windows

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Hi,

I have two versions of python installed:

c:\Python26_x64
c:\Python27_x64

The c:\Python27_x64 is in %path% and there's nothing in the 'set' command that mentions 26. When I run python from cmd.exe the 27 version is executed as expected. On the other hand, when I run python from win+R the 26 version is run. The path (when directed into a file) in both cmd.exe and win+R is the same.
Any ideas?

Thanks,
Zohar

A:Different python is executed in cmd and win+R

Perhaps the 26 has an entry in the Prefetch folder? Try opening an Admin command prompt. Change directory (CD) to C:\Windows\Pefetch assuming Windows is installed on drive C:, then do "del *.*" and hit Enter. ( Make sure you are in C:\Windows\Prefetch before you delete all files!!! )

Try the Win+r and see if it does the same thing anyway. If it does, my theory is wrong.

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Hello! I am learning Python, and I think I know enough of it to make a simple computer game. I do not want to do something too elaborate, but something along the lines of Pac Man, or any of those old 'retro' games with the 1981 arcade game graphics (The kind that remind you of 'River Raid', 'Pong', and 'Space Invaders'. Anyway, what kind of tools do I need to do this? Help is appreciated!

--maxim
 

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I am having trouble creating a program that allow customers to enter the insurance company name, annual premium and monthly (6% more) for insurance companies. The insurance company name, annual premium, monthly premium and how much more to pay if paid on monthly basis should be shown.
 

A:Programming Python

You have not provided us any code to help you with. Which part are you having problems with?
 

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I need to know what some of Pythons server/net commands are, since I can't find any good lists of commands anywhere.
So if anyone knows any, or if someone would like to write me a simple server engine, I would be very happy.
 

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I have just started learning Python and like it a lot, but all that seems to exist to use it is the interpreter. I'd like to be able to compile things written with it into stand-alone Windows executables... does anyone know of any way to do this?
 

A:Python Compiler (?)

http://www.python.org/doc/current/lib/compiler.html
 

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I have a file which is created using C++ code. I'm parsing that file with python and I need to know the size of a struct that is the header of the file. Is there any way I can import the C or C++ code into my python code and call the C function sizeof()? Or is there a better way to do this?

More specifically, line 336 of this file
http://lxr.mozilla.org/mozilla1.8/source/netwerk/cache/src/nsDiskCacheMap.h
is the structure that I need the size of, but I honestly can't even fathom a way to get it from python. I can just assume little_endian is true (I think most platforms that run netscape & firefox are little endian??), which is not ideal, but I still wouldn't know how big that structure is...what's the sizeof() a function anyway--the same as the data type of the function plus all the sizes of the variables in it?

If anyone could help me out with this, I would really appreciate it. Thanks!
 

A:Python getting sizeof from C

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Can someone explain to me how i can create clickable links within my wxpython program? i cant seem to find anythin to help me.

Thanx
 

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I am not able to install python on my windows 8.1 64x bit. Check the image for the system error message shown please help fast.... Thanks in advance....
 

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Hi, i just started my csc 102 course in college and it was supposed to be C++. Instead of that, we're going to be learning python which was never done before according to the professor. His explanation was that we could learn more of python in one introductory semester course than c++. I agree with his reasoning, but i'm still somewhat saddened since i always saw c++ as a kind of king in programming and was hoping for the course to give me a better push into the language that i could achieve by learning myself, since every time i start to learn alone, after a while i start playing games and don't come back to it. I was wondering if python could be used to make high quality game engines that don't lack in performance to c++ game engines from which( as far as i know) all the great engines come from such as the Unreal Tournament Engine and the Crysis Engine.
 

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I am trying to use some Python functions from C, using Dev C++ compiler. However, everything I try does not work, as it gives me a compiler and linker error, every time I try to compile the C code. Any input or help would be much appreciated. Thanks -Fabez-
 

A:C \ Python Interface

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Hi, i am trying to download python 2.5.1/2.5.2 and when i click to install it says "This installation package is not supported by this processor type". I'm running amd 64 on vista.
The version i am downloading is for amd64. Any ideas or more info needed? oh and it is a .msi file
 

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Trying to write a web browser. Want it to be in Python and was wondering how to do webkit from webkit.org in Python.
 

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hi guys,

i know a lot of you will say avoid an ide as a beginner as it fills in too much and you wont learn as much...i agree with this
the only function i require now is that it least reports an error in my code (would be nice if it could run it in a small window)
then show the line with the error..as the idle doesnt...it just closes the console...took me a while to work out what was going on...so i want a python ide with very basic fucntions...is wing ok for this purpose? i would think pycharm is too elaborate...
any suggestions please...
 

A:Good basic python IDE

What are you doing with IDLE?
If you're using the GUI copy which looks a bit more like notepad than a command line, it doesn't do that.
 

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I want to learn python programming. I need a beginners - basic user guide. I have a bit, but not much knowledge of programming. The guide doesnt need to be very extensive, but the basics should be explained so I can write basic programs.
 

A:learing python programming

Buy "Head First Python" book.. All of their books are Brain Friendly...I have lots of books of them.
 

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For the past couple of months when I turn on the G50 I get this error script message: cx-Freeze Python error in main script. The script has a paragraph of information that I don't understand. I have conduducted a scan from  my anti-virus which says that there are no viruses on the computer.  In addition, my Internet connection keeps going out.  I don't know if these issues are related or not.Can anyone tell me what this error is and what does it mean?  And what can I do about it? Thanks 

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From interpreter in dos...

>> python program.py

....will not execute. Path is set and file properly named. Idle will execute, but not from command window.

Windows 7 64, Python 3.1.1 64 bit version
 

A:Solved: Python interpreter from dos

...oh yeah gives message...syntax error with marker under last letter of program name...

>>> python program.py

marker under the m in program
 

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