How to install Python in Windows?

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Oct 7, 2020 · 3 min read

Learn to download and install Python Script

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For coding Python into your computer, you are required to download and install Python. In this blog, I will be providing a detailed procedure for downloading and installing Python on your PC.

What is Python?

Python is a well known general-purpose programming language used for a wide variety of applications. This consists of high-level data structures, dynamic typing, dynamic binding, and other features that make it useful for complex application development and for scripting or “glue code” connecting components together.

What is Python Scripting?

A python scripting language is a programming language that uses an Interpreter to translate its source code. Here, the interpreter reads and operates each line of code one at a time, just like a SCRIPT for a play or a drama which then derives the term “scripting language”. In simplifying words, python scripting is an environment set to run python code on the computer.

Advantages of Python Programming language over other programming languages

  • Presence of Third-Party Modules
  • Extensive Support Libraries
  • Open Source and Community Development
  • Learning Ease and Support Available
  • User-friendly Data Structures
  • Productivity and Speed
  • Less Coding

Stepwise procedure for downloading & installing Python

Step 1: Open the link to visit the official site of Python to download with the link below.

Step 2: After you visit the website, Click on Download Python with the latest version as shown in the image below.

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Step 3: Open the loaded file. You will see the Setup dialog box as shown in the image below.

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Step 4: Customize installation first before installing python to choose the location where you want to download and choose the features.

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Step 5: Tick the Checkboxes of features that are to be installed.

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Step 6: After checking features, go back to install Python as shown in the image below

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Step 7: Here, tick the Add Python 3.8 to PATH.

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Step 8: Then, click on “Install Now”.

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Step 9: You will see your computer asking for permission to download. Here, Allow your computer to download python by clicking Yes.

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Then, the installation will start.

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Step 10: After installation is completed click on the close button.

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Step 11: Open Terminal.

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Step 12: Check if Python has been downloaded or not by writing Python.

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