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Install Python 2.7 via Scoop

Scoop is powerful tools to install package in Windows environment. So, python is and available via Scoop. Scoop will install Python version 3.x. But, if you still need python 2.7 for your development you will need to do followings.

Install alternative bucket for Scoop.

scoop bucket add versions

Install Python version 2.7.

scoop install python27

Validate the python 2.7 installation

python --version

To switch between python 2.7 and 3.x do the followings.

scoop reset python   # Set default python to 3.xscoop reset python2  # Set default python to 2.7

Now, you are ready to use python 2.7 as your environment.

Originally posted 2019-08-13 12:58:40.

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