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Author steve.dower
Recipients Igor.Skochinsky, loewis, steve.dower, terry.reedy
Date 2016-11-18.20:22:29
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So the fix for pre-2.7.13 here is to Repair first and then reinstall. 

But we've actually fixed this for 2.7.13 by making the pip uninstall step non-vital (the work was sponsored by Microsoft because it affects the Visual Studio installer). See issue27888 for the change.
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