What Is The Process Of Upgrading Python Installation In Windows 10?

To upgrade Python installation in Windows 10, follow these steps:

Step 1: Download the latest version

  • Go to the official Python website at https://www.python.org/downloads/windows/ and download the latest version of Python for Windows.

Step 2: Run the installer

  • Locate the downloaded installer file and double-click on it to run the installer.
  • Select the option "Add Python to PATH" during the installation wizard. This will enable you to use Python from the command line.

Step 3: Choose upgrade settings

  • On the installation screen, you will see the option to choose the installation type.
  • Select the "Customize installation" option to have more control over the upgrade process.

Step 4: Upgrade Python

  • Scroll down to "Advanced Options" and check the box next to "Upgrade Python".
  • Choose the installation location where you want Python to be installed (or keep the default suggested location).
  • Click on the "Install" button to start the upgrade process.

Step 5: Verify the upgrade

  • Once the installation is complete, open the command prompt and execute the command python --version or python3 --version.
  • It should display the latest version of Python you just installed.
  • Additionally, you can also run pip --version or pip3 --version to check the version of pip (Python package manager) if it is up-to-date.

That’s it! You have successfully upgraded your Python installation in Windows 10.

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