[wingide-users] WingIDE on Windows 8.1

Werner wernerfbd at gmx.ch
Wed Mar 12 08:03:10 EDT 2014


Hi,

I managed to resolve this.  I un-installed all Py2.7 stuff and installed 
again and making sure that the win32 installer was installed as admin by 
right clicking and selecting 'run as admin'

Werner

On 12/03/2014 08:40, Werner wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I just got a new PC which came with Win 8.1.
>
> I am having a problem when I run things in WingIDE.
>
> It works running Python 2.7.6 directly:
> Microsoft Windows [Version 6.3.9600]
>
> C:\>cd python27
>
> C:\Python27>python
> Python 2.7.6 (default, Nov 10 2013, 19:24:18) [MSC v.1500 32 bit
> (Intel)] on win
> 32
> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
> >>> import win32api
> >>>
>
> But when I run it in the WingIDE Python shell I get:
>
> 2.7.6 (default, Nov 10 2013, 19:24:18) [MSC v.1500 32 bit (Intel)]
> Python Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more
> information.
> import win32api
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "<string>", line 1, in <fragment>
> ImportError: DLL load failed: %1 is not a valid Win32 application.
>
> Any idea what might cause this?
>
> Werner


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