Install Python

Summary: in this tutorial, you’ll learn how to install Python on your computer.

Install Python on Windows

First, download the latest version of Python from the download page.

Second, double-click the installer file to launch the setup wizard.

In the setup window, you need to check the Add Python 3.8 to PATH and click the Install Now to begin the installation.

It’ll take few minutes to complete the setup.

Once the setup completes, you’ll see the following window:

Verify the installation

To verify the installation, you open the Run window and type cmd and press Enter:

In the Command Prompt, type python command as follows:

If you see the output like the above screenshot, you’ve successfully installed Python on your computer.

To exit the program, you type Ctrl-Z and press Enter.

If you see the following output from the Command Prompt after typing the python command:

'python' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file.
Code language: Shell Session (shell)

It’s likely that you didn’t check the Add Python 3.8 to PATH checkbox when you install Python.

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