How to Install Python
https://www.python.org is the official website for python. Download
python from Based on operating system you use.
Let's perform the following steps to install
- Double click the 'python-3.8.2.exe' file.
- Select the Install launcher for all users and Add Python
3.8.2 to PATH checkboxes.
- Click the 'Install Now' link.
- When Python installation is complete, we can see 'Setup
was successful' message.
- Click the 'Close' button.
Testing the Installation in Windows 10
Click the 'Start' button on the task bar of
the Windows 10 operation system. It displays all applications
available in your system in alphabetical order. Type Python and
view the following icons:
- IDLE (Python 3.8 64-bit)
- Python 3.8 (64-bit)
- Python 3.8 Module Docs (64-bit)
Verifying the Path to Python
During the installation process of Python, the
path is automatically set to Python. We can verify the path to
the Python directory in the Operating system's environment
variables. Let's perform the following steps to view the path to
the Python directory:
Click the 'Environment Variables' button, as shown in Figure
Select Advanced Tab and Click on Environment Variables Button
Click the 'Edit' button present at the right side of the Edit Environment Variable dialog box
It will display the directories involved in the Path. We can observe that the directory by the name Python38\Scripts is added to the Path,
Right click the 'This PC' icon in Windows 10. Then click the 'Properties' option as shown in Figure It will display a page where we should click the 'Advanced system settings' option. It will display a System Properties dialog box.