Friday, October 27, 2017

Can't Install Numpy on Windows

problem:
On Windows, running the following command "pip install numpy"
and getting the following error messages when attempting to install numpy from command prompt

  "Exception Traceback (most recent call last):..."
  "PermissionError: [WinError 5] Access is denied c:\\program files (x86)\\python36-32\\Lib\site-packages\\numpy"

reason:
Having account adminstrator rights is not enough.
Must have DOS command admin rights

solution:
click start
click search
click cmd
right click on cmd icon
click "Run as Administrator"
type "pip install numpy"

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