How to install python 3.7 on windows 10 PC , The non-developer version.
Ready to start learning python? You may think installing python 3.7 is the right step, I recommend starting with python 2.7 and upgrade if necessary. If you insist, here’s how to get python 3.7 on windows 10 pc.
After this blog you will..
- become yoda
- install python 3.7 on windows 10
- use python 3.7
- links to tutorials and beginner info
Installing python on windows PC!
If you’re running Windows: the most stable Windows downloads are available from the Python for Windows page. Screenshot walkthrough, step by step, on bottom of recommendations portion, built for new people learning to install python on windows PC for the first time.
- Visit the python for windows page.
- Download python 3.7.0 by clicking the link in step 3.
- Begin the download and follow screenshot instructions below.
If you get stuck or lost — you can ask me for helpIf you’re a first timer, and you just think python 3.7 install on windows 10 is the next best step…
Please, read through and learn from my awful mistakes.
Need to learn more about python install and my recommendations?
I made a bunch of stupid mistakes learning python because there’s lame ass websites ranking and they don’t really have very good content. Like Python For Beginners — spams malicious popup ads, I blog about it in that link.
Before we begin, I want to mention…
I also write about uninstalling python 3.7 because my project ended up requiring 2.7, which is available natively if you have a macbook!
Quick hint, keep your installer! You likely don’t need python 3.7 today if you’re new, and you likely will be better off using an older version, which will have more documentation, college courses, smarter people than me… Blogging about these older versions, for over a decade… But if you insist. The answer to installing python 3.7 is one header down.
Uninstalling python 3.7 is fast and painless, my goal here is to get my windows machine caught up with my macbook pro…medium.com
If you’re not already using pycharm, I strongly consider you find a smart python writing tool, if you really need python on your local computer, I’m going to recommend stop…
Downloading and installing on your local machine isn’t necessary and could cause issues if you already have a version installed and you’re not familiar with the basics… I understand because I, Tyler Garrett, also sucked a lot at this portion and felt obliged to share the solution and the journey.
Screenshots from installing python on windows PC Python Release 3.7.0
Open your executable.
Or if you’re not that techie, navigate to your download folder…
Or search your computer for python-3.7.0-webinstall.exe
Testing to see if python 3.7.0 installed on your windows machine
- find your python.exe executable.
- Here’s where mine was located:
Double click python.exe!
A black screen opens and you will see something like:
Python 3.7.0 (v3.7.0:1bf9cc5093, Jun 27 2018, 04:06:47) [MSC v.1914 32 bit (Intel)] on win32
Type “help”, “copyright”, “credits” or “license” for more information.
You will be able to type in front of >>>
Congrats, you just used Python to do basic aggregation.
“next steps: check out setting up pip on python 3.7 below”