Installing PythonΒΆ

Some of the tools we use require python to be on the environment PATH variable.

Currently we are using version 2.7.12.

Download the installer from and run.


On the Customize Python page be sure and select “Add python.exe to Path”

Confirm python is installed by running python at the console.


You should see something like

Python 2.7.12 (v2.7.12:d33e0cf91556, Jun 27 2016, 15:24:40) [MSC v.1500 64 bit (AMD64)] on win32
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.

Type ctrl-c to exit.