Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Different python is executed in cmd and win+R


23 Sep 2013   #1

win 7 pro x64
 
 
Different python is executed in cmd and win+R

Hi,

I have two versions of python installed:

c:\Python26_x64
c:\Python27_x64

The c:\Python27_x64 is in %path% and there's nothing in the 'set' command that mentions 26. When I run python from cmd.exe the 27 version is executed as expected. On the other hand, when I run python from win+R the 26 version is run. The path (when directed into a file) in both cmd.exe and win+R is the same.
Any ideas?

Thanks,
Zohar


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

23 Sep 2013   #2

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

Perhaps the 26 has an entry in the Prefetch folder? Try opening an Admin command prompt. Change directory (CD) to C:\Windows\Pefetch assuming Windows is installed on drive C:, then do "del *.*" and hit Enter. ( Make sure you are in C:\Windows\Prefetch before you delete all files!!! )

Try the Win+r and see if it does the same thing anyway. If it does, my theory is wrong.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Sep 2013   #3

win 7 pro x64
 
 

I disabled the prefetch and its folder is empty.
I did a regedit search and changed some values, and now it's fine. I'm not sure what I changed, but it's might be:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\Python.exe]
@="C:\\Python27_x64\\Python.exe"
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


24 Sep 2013   #4

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

Ok. Glad you got it.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Different python is executed in cmd and win+R




Thread Tools



Similar help and support threads for2: Different python is executed in cmd and win+R
Thread Forum
Help for outlook not being executed since .pst file missing Microsoft Office
executed incorrect script, deleted files. Restore? Backup and Restore
Recovery from Diskpart> Clean executed on the wrong drive General Discussion
Solved python software Chillout Room
USB modem Autorun is executed even Autoplay is disabled Hardware & Devices
History of executed (.exe) applications General Discussion
Monty Python Chillout Room

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:05 PM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33