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Medicine Wolf (1) [Avatar] Offline
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Hello,

I went to the HelloWorldBook.com site to try and download Python 2.5.1. I get the following 2 dialog boxes: (1) Unable to execute file: Csmilieython2.5python.exe, and (2) Windows Installer: The feature you are trying to use is on a network resource that is unavailable. Click OK to try again, or enter an alternate path to a folder containing the installation package 'Python 2.5.1 msi' in the box below.

Is Python 25 no longer available?

I am a novice programmer and really love Python. How can I get it downloaded on my computer? I use XP Professional for windows.

Thanks for helping me.
warren.sande (211) [Avatar] Offline
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Re: Python 25
Sorry you're having trouble. The forum for Hello World has moved to a new site.
http://bit.ly/sszWCD
If you post there, you get quicker answers.

If you are running Windows, the download for the Python installer that comes with Hello World is here:
http://www.manning.com/sande/installers/hello_world_setup.exe

This can be found on the www.helloworldbook.com, under Resources. The link says "Windows Installer (Python, modules, and examples)".

Clicking on this link will download the installer to your
hard drive. The file is called "hello_world_setup.exe"

If you run this exe file, it will install Python 2.5.1, as well as some other modules that are used in the examples in the book.

There is also a YouTube video that shows how to run the installer. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mtfRUPspevA

If you are still having problems, write us at cp4khelp@gmail.com.


Warren Sande