[triangle-zpug] Enfold Systems

Chris Church flyingfred0+trizpug at gmail.com
Thu Mar 8 22:22:44 UTC 2007


Python on Vista works great for me, but it didn't install right the
first time.  I had to right-click the installer and use the "Run as
Administrator" option, even though I am already an "Administrator".
Stupid Vista and it's User Account Control.......

-- 
Chris Church
flyingfred0 at gmail.com

"Beer is living proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy."
(Benjamin Franklin)

On 3/8/07, Dave Powell <jdavep at gmail.com> wrote:
> hello all...
>
> ...i just wanted to share a trial and tribulation...
>
> ...i just loaded Python on my windows Vista machine with a fair bit of
> difficulty...
>
> ...the Python installers evidently feature msi code that isn't friendly with
> Installer 4.0 (which comes with Vista)...despite the fact that i have
> installed numerous applications, i was unable to install Python...
>
> ...i found this tip to install from the command prompt, but no dice...
>
> http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-list/2006-June/389015.html
>
> ...so...on a whim i logged in as the local admin acct, and it installed just
> fine using the command line tool...
>
> ...evidently, just having the local rights on the machine (which my domain
> acct had) wasn't enough for some reason...
>
> ...so, if you are one of the few stupid souls testing Vista (like me),
> there's your solution for installing Python...  ;o)
>
> thx...
> ...dave p
>
>
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