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Installer can't detect Python
Posted by: Thomas Lordello ()
Date: June 26, 2013 11:03AM

Hi. I'm new to this forum but I'll try to be as clear as possible.

I'm trying to install MySQL on my company's lab computer which runs Windows XP 32-bit. During the installation, however, the python connector cannot install because the installer thinks I don't have python installed on my machine, even though I do. Also note that Windows knows I have python because when I type "python" in cmd, the python shell runs just fine.

I did install Python with the option "install for all users", yet, in the windows registry, Python appears under "current user", not in "local machine", and I think that might be the problem.

I'm scared of modifying windows registry myself and reinstalling python is not an option because of all the add-ons others have installed that I don't want to mess with.

Does anyone know of a safe solution to get the MySQL installer to detect the presence of python?

thanks

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Subject Written By Posted
Installer can't detect Python Thomas Lordello 06/26/2013 11:03AM
Re: Installer can't detect Python Geert Vanderkelen 07/08/2013 03:42AM
Re: Installer can't detect Python Thomas Lordello 07/08/2013 08:17AM
Re: Installer can't detect Python Geert Vanderkelen 07/09/2013 12:14AM
Re: Installer can't detect Python Thomas Lordello 07/09/2013 07:18AM
Re: Installer can't detect Python Geert Vanderkelen 07/10/2013 04:59AM
Re: Installer can't detect Python Laurent Carré 09/20/2013 02:31PM
Re: Installer can't detect Python Geert Vanderkelen 09/30/2013 06:06AM
Re: Installer can't detect Python Laurent Carré 10/01/2013 03:04PM
Re: Installer can't detect Python Geert Vanderkelen 10/01/2013 10:30PM


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