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Title: When adding .PY and .PYW to PATHEXT, it replaced string instead of appending
Type: behavior Stage: resolved
Components: Installation, Windows Versions: Python 3.4
Status: closed Resolution: works for me
Dependencies: Superseder:
Assigned To: Nosy List: loewis, nickhil.rokkam, steve.dower, tim.golden, zach.ware
Priority: normal Keywords:

Created on 2013-12-11 23:07 by nickhil.rokkam, last changed 2022-04-11 14:57 by admin. This issue is now closed.

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python-3.3.3.amd64.msi nickhil.rokkam, 2013-12-11 23:07 Install file that did not work properly
Messages (2)
msg205941 - (view) Author: nickhil rokkam (nickhil.rokkam) Date: 2013-12-11 23:07
Following installer overwrote the PATHEXT string after selecting the "add to path" installation option.
msg224731 - (view) Author: Steve Dower (steve.dower) * (Python committer) Date: 2014-08-04 15:16
That installer doesn't even try and set PATHEXT, and the 3.4 installer appears to set it correctly (for .PY, but not .PYW).

Are you sure it was an installer from that overwrote your setting?
Date User Action Args
2022-04-11 14:57:55adminsetgithub: 64154
2018-09-04 05:17:39zach.waresetstatus: open -> closed
resolution: works for me
stage: resolved
2015-01-31 20:41:54steve.dowersetversions: - Python 3.5
2014-08-04 15:16:16steve.dowersetmessages: + msg224731
2014-08-03 00:12:26BreamoreBoysetnosy: + tim.golden, zach.ware, steve.dower

versions: + Python 3.4, Python 3.5, - Python 3.3
2013-12-11 23:37:45ned.deilysetnosy: + loewis
components: + Windows
2013-12-11 23:07:27nickhil.rokkamcreate