Download, Setup & Install Python on Windows[2022]

Step by step instruction to install Python in Windows

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5 min readApr 21, 2021


Written by Shouhaddo Paul & Yogesh Kothiya

Step by step instruction to download, setup and install Python in Windows, Mac & Linux
Python Installation

Installing or updating Python on your system is the first step to becoming a Python developer. There are many ways you can get started with setup and installation: you can download official Python distributions from, install from a package manager(Anaconda), and even install specialized distributions for scientific computing, Internet of Things, and embedded systems.

Check if you already have Python installed

You might ask, How to Check Your Python Version on Windows?

You can check in the command-line application, such as PowerShell

Tip: Here’s how you open PowerShell:

  1. Press the ⊞ Win key.
  2. Type PowerShell or cmd.
  3. Press Enter

Alternatively, you can right-click the Start button and select Windows PowerShell or Windows PowerShell (Admin).

If you’re interested in where the installation is located, then you can use the where.exe command in Command Prompt or PowerShell.

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