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Title: Installation files of the Python
Type: enhancement Stage: resolved
Components: Installation, Windows Versions: Python 3.10, Python 3.9, Python 3.8
Status: closed Resolution: duplicate
Dependencies: Superseder: Windows All Users installation places uninstaller in user profile
View: 25166
Assigned To: Nosy List: WildCard65, paul.moore, steve.dower, tim.golden, xmha97, zach.ware
Priority: normal Keywords:

Created on 2021-04-16 14:07 by xmha97, last changed 2022-04-11 14:59 by admin. This issue is now closed.

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Messages (4)
msg391201 - (view) Author: Muhammad Hussein Ammari (xmha97) Date: 2021-04-16 14:07
I have WhatsApp installed for all users. (on %ProgramFiles%)
Unfortunately, I just saw that installation files of the Python are stored on "%LocalAppData%\Package Cache".
Installation files should be stored on "%ProgramData%\Package Cache".
The problem now is that other users can no longer delete or update Python.
Please fix this issue.
msg391202 - (view) Author: Muhammad Hussein Ammari (xmha97) Date: 2021-04-16 14:08
Sorry, I have Python installed for all users. (not WhatsApp)
msg391266 - (view) Author: William Pickard (WildCard65) * Date: 2021-04-16 23:41
Python, when installed for all users, installs to %ProgramFiles% (or %ProgramFiles(x86)% for 32-bit version on 64-bit Windows).

The %LocalAppData% install is just for you... you didn't install it for everyone or you didn't provide Python with the Administrator privileges it needs for %ProgramFiles% (IE: No process elevation)
msg391396 - (view) Author: Steve Dower (steve.dower) * (Python committer) Date: 2021-04-19 19:56
Yeah, it's a known limitation of the installer technology we're using. issue25166 is the same issue, so we'll track it there.
Date User Action Args
2022-04-11 14:59:44adminsetgithub: 88032
2021-04-19 19:56:08steve.dowersetstatus: open -> closed
superseder: Windows All Users installation places uninstaller in user profile
messages: + msg391396

resolution: duplicate
stage: resolved
2021-04-16 23:41:36WildCard65setnosy: + WildCard65
messages: + msg391266
2021-04-16 21:23:01terry.reedysetversions: - Python 3.6, Python 3.7
2021-04-16 14:08:48xmha97setmessages: + msg391202
2021-04-16 14:07:03xmha97create