Does anyone know how I would go about detected what bit version Windows is under Python. I need to know this as a way of using the right folder for Program Files.
platform module -- Access to underlying platform’s identifying data
>>> import platform >>> platform.architecture() ('32bit', 'WindowsPE')
On 64-bit Windows, 32-bit Python returns:
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