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When I type "python" at the Command Prompt, it pops up a message complaining that "The program can't start because python32.dll is missing from your computer." I have python 2.7 installed, so I think it's looking for the wrong dll... I'm running Windows 7. Any advice?

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You likely have a python 3.2 that didn't uninstall correctly. Try where python to see which python your system is using. –  tdelaney May 15 '13 at 16:52
    
Another way to mess up is to mix Cygwin and native installations in PATH. –  Ulrich Eckhardt May 15 '13 at 17:20
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Try reinstalling python 2.7. –  martineau May 15 '13 at 17:37
    
Get the missing dll –  Griffin May 16 '13 at 1:16
    
Make sure that python32.dll is in one of the folders in the %PATH% environment variable. If not, you have to add the Python install folder manually. –  Breakthrough May 16 '13 at 1:18

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