Luke Luke - 1 year ago 276
Python Question

Winshell error win32con not found

Traceback (most recent call last):
File "C:/Users/owner/Desktop/2/", line 1, in <module>
import os, winshell
File "C:\py35\lib\site-packages\", line 30, in <module>
import win32con
ImportError: No module named 'win32con'

I've seen:

But I installed pywin32 64 bit separately and done it via the exe:

So how about: Why does pip install winshell not work on Python v3.4.2?

Err, no. I Installed it separtely.

I then went to see: What's win32con module in python? Where can I find it?

I need to know: What do I need to do to get winshell to work. I have manually installed pywin32 (64bit), I ran the exe for pywin32 (64bit) and completed it successfully, I then proceeded to CMD and did:

cd c:\py35\scripts
pip install winshell

The install completed successfully. However, importing winshell still doesn't work!

Answer Source

IT WORKED AT LAST What I did: Run CMD with elevated privileges and commands:

cd c:\py35\scripts -install

Turns out that this would not have run and the DLLs would not have copied over correctly if you didn't have full admin.

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