How to Install Python 64-Bit on Windows 10

Download Python

NOTE: Found the download Python buttons throughout python.org appear to be links to the 32-bit version. Therefore, follow the steps below to download and install the 64-bit version which at the time of this writing is version 3.8.1.

  1. http://python.org/
  2. Downloads
  3. Windows
  4. Stable Releases
  5. Find and select the appropriate installer for your needs
  6. For this walk-through I used the Windows x86-64 executable installer

Install Python

  1. Double-click the installer, i.e. \Downloads\python-3.8.1-amd64.exe
  2. Check Install launcher for all users (recommended)
  3. Check Add Python 3.8 to PATH
  4. Click Install Now
  5. If prompted by User Account Control (UAC), select Yes to continue

Disable Path Length Limit

  1. Click Disable path length limit
  2. Close

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How to Install Python 64-Bit on Windows 10

Download Python

NOTE: Found the download Python buttons throughout python.org appear to be links to the 32-bit version. Therefore, follow the steps below to download and install the 64-bit version which at the time of this writing is version 3.8.1.

  1. http://python.org/
  2. Downloads
  3. Windows
  4. Stable Releases
  5. Find and select the appropriate installer for your needs
  6. For this walk-through I used the Windows x86-64 executable installer

Install Python

  1. Double-click the installer, i.e. \Downloads\python-3.8.1-amd64.exe
  2. Check Install launcher for all users (recommended)
  3. Check Add Python 3.8 to PATH
  4. Click Install Now
  5. If prompted by User Account Control (UAC), select Yes to continue

Disable Path Length Limit

  1. Click Disable path length limit
  2. Close

Checkout

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