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This is a simple guide on installing Python 2.7.8 in Windows 8.1 operating system with screenshots.

Requirements:

  1. Windows 8.1 / Windows 8 OS
  2. Python 2.7.8 : Download Link (~15.92 MB)

Step 1: Installation

Download the python setup file mentioned above and run the installer.

 

installer window picture

Click “Next”.

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Leave it to the defaults and then click “Next“,

installation directory picture

Now in customize screen, you may see a RED X next to “Add python.exe to Path”.

Customization Screen picture

Click on the RED X and then select the first option option “Will be installed on local hard drive”.

custom selection picture

So finally you will have the below screen:

customization final

Then click on “Next“, and follow the on screen instructions:

progress picture

Finally, click on “Finish“.

python installation complete

 

Step 2: Running the Python Interpreter.

Now, to open Python Interpreter in your Windows 8.1 machine, Press Windows key+X (Press Windows key and while pressing CTRL , tap the letter R once) , you will see a context menu (shown below), click on “Command Prompt (Admin)“. (Click Yes if prompted from User Account Control)

cmd run as admin picture

You will now see the windows command prompt window as shown below:

command prompt admin window picture

Now, type python and then “Enter” in your keyboard to start using the DOS interactive python interpreter.

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Now, you test it by writing a simple print statement, such as:

print “Hi EXTR3ME”

and then hit “Enter“, you will see the output in the next line as shown below:

python dos shell output

You should have by now installed Python 2.7.8 in your Windows 8/8.1 systems and also written a sample program to test it.

Hope this helps. Feel free to leave a comment below or if have any further queries. 

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If you are not able to find the Developer options after updating to Android 4.3 in your Xperia (mine is a Xperia M ), then do the following:

In your phone open “Settings” page, then click on “About phone”  scroll down to “Build Number” and keep tapping on it until you get the message “You are now a developer”. 🙂

Build option

Now, Go to Settings and then scroll all the way down, and just above “About Phone” you would see “Developer Options”and click on it.

Developer options

Click on it. Then Make sure the top “Developer options” is selected, and then check the option “USB Debugging”.

USB debugging option

Then click on “OK“.

confirmation screen

Finally, you will have :

USB debugging turned on

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