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

Olivier Delalleau shish@keba...
Fri Jan 27 11:28:53 CST 2012


Sorry then, I'm afraid I'm out of (simple ideas). Out of curiosity, I tried
to install Python 2.7.2 and numpy 1.6.1 on a Windows 7 computer and it
worked just fine, so it must be something with your specific setup...

-=- Olivier

2012/1/27 William McLendon <wcmclen@gmail.com>

> Yup, it's 32-bit python:
> Python 2.7.2 (default, Jun 12 2011, 15:08:59) [MSC v.1500 32 bit (Intel)]
> on win32
> Type "copyright", "credits" or "license()" for more information.
> >>>
>
> I've only got one python instance installed here :D
>
> Here's where I got the numpy installer,
> http://sourceforge.net/projects/numpy/files/NumPy/1.6.1/, as far as I can
> tell this should be the right place.
>
> Python has been installed on this system for a while and it's been
> rebooted numerous times, I can't imagine that it wouldn't be there.
> Matplotlib's installer had no trouble finding Python.
>
> Thanks!
>   -William
>
>
>
>
>
> On Fri, Jan 27, 2012 at 4:55 AM, Olivier Delalleau <shish@keba.be> wrote:
>
>> It seems weird that it wouldn't work, as this is a pretty standard setup.
>> Here's a few ideas of things to check:
>> - Double-check it's really 32 bit Python (checking sys.maxint)
>> - Is there another Python installation that may cause some conflicts?
>> - Did you download the numpy superpack from the official website?
>> - Reboot
>>
>> Unlikely to be helpful, but I can't think of something else right now :/
>>
>> -=- Olivier
>>
>> 2012/1/27 William McLendon <wcmclen@gmail.com>
>>
>>> 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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