How to completely remove Python from a Windows machine?


I installed both Python 2.7 and Python 2.6.5. I don't know what went wrong, but nothing related to Python seems to work any more. e.g. " install" for certain packages don't recognize the "install" parameter and other odd phenomena...

I would like to completely remove Python from my system.

I tried running the 2.7 and 2.6 MSI files and choosing remove Python and then running only 2.6 and reinstalling it. Still, stuff doesn't work.

How do I completely remove Python - from everything? (!)


I would not like to reinstall my entire machine just because of the Python install...



Go to the control panel and click on 'Uninstall a Program'. Uninstall all the python versions that your system has.



When you install python, it will be added to the system path. It usually won't be removed when you uninstall it. So you should probably remove the python path from your system path.



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