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Python is not added to the DOS path by default. If you run 'python' from the command line you'll receive this error message:

'python' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
operable program or batch file.

Here I show you how to add ';c:\python25;c:\python25\scripts' to the System Path allowing Python to be executed from the command line for all users.

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