[Numpy-discussion] need advice on installing NumPy onto a Windows 7 with Python2.7 (32-bit)

Val Kalatsky kalatsky@gmail....
Thu Jan 26 23:29:32 CST 2012


To avoid all the hassle I suggest getting EPD:
http://enthought.com/products/epd.php
You'd get way more than just NumPy, which may or may not be what you need.
I have installed various NumPy's on linux only and from source only which
did
require compilation (gcc), so I am not a good help for your setup.
On the hand, I've done multiple EPD installations on various platforms and
never had problems.
Val

On Thu, Jan 26, 2012 at 11:09 PM, William McLendon <wcmclen@gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I am trying to install NumPy (using
> numpy-1.6.1-win32-superpack-python2.7) on a Windows 7 machine that has
> 32-bit Python 2.7 installed on it using the latest installer
> (python-2.7.2.msi).  Python is installed into the default location,
> C:\Python27, and as far as I can tell the registry knows about it -- or at
> least the windows uninstaller in the control panel does...
>
> The installation fails because the NumPy installer cannot find the Python
> installation.  I am then prompted with a screen that should allow me to
> type in the location of my python installation, but the text-boxes where I
> should type this do not allow input so I'm kind of stuck.
>
> I did look into trying to build from source, but I don't have a C compiler
> on this system so setup.py died a horrible death.  I'd prefer to avoid
> having to install Visual C++ Express on this system.
>
> Does anyone have any suggestions that might be helpful?
>
> Thanks!
>   -William
>
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