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Installing Python Interpreter - Windows

In this quick blogpost, I will share the steps that you can follow in order to install the Python (3.9.2) interpreter on a Windows computer using Firefox as web browser.

Installing Python Interpreter

1) Downloading Python Executable

  • Go to Python website.
  • Click on Download Python 3.9.

  • Click on Save File.

2) Running Python Executable

  • In your Downloads directory, right click on the Python executable and select Open.

3) Completing the Python Setup

  • Check both Install launcher for all users and Add Python 3.9 to PATH boxes.
  • Click on Install Now.

  • Allow the app to make changes clicking on Yes.

  • Wait for the installation process to complete.

  • The Python 3.9 interpreter was successfully installed.

  • Click on Close.

Validating Python Interpreter Installation

  • Open a command prompt window and run the following command.
    py -3 -- version
    

References:

  • https://www.python.org/downloads/