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Can't install SimpleCV Windows 7 (64 bit)?

asked 2013-01-26 02:40:02 -0500

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There's no SimpleCV folder in my start menu like I expected, and for some reason, I can't even open IDLE in Python 2.7, though IDLE will open in Python 2.6, but gives me "ImportError: No module named SimpleCV" If I try to import SimpleCV.

I had an OpenCV installation already on my computer from a couple of years ago. I uninstalled it, and then uninstalled and reinstalled Simple CV. Didn't help.

I have a screenshot of the installer before it closed the last time I attempted to install SimpleCV. There was a lot of "ImportError:" and "File Not Found *.py", "File Not Found *.dll", "File Not Found *.pyd", "'pip' is not recognized as an internal or external command", etc.

Should I just uninstall all python from my computer and try to reinstall SimpleCV?

ETA: The first error it throws is at the very beginning:

"ERROR: Invalid syntax. Default option is not allowed more than '2' time(s). Type "SETX /?" for usage."

I did uninstall both Python 2.6 and 2.7 from my computer, and then reinstall SimpleCV, with slightly better results. I an now work in IDLE, and the Hello World program works, but I'm still not finding a SimpleCV shell.

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Did a manual reinstall (not superpack). It worked, but only after adding quotation marks around C:/Python27/;C:/Python27/Scripts/;C:/OpenCV2.3/opencv/build/x86/vc10/bin/;%PATH% when adding Python to Path.

maketshi gravatar imagemaketshi ( 2013-01-27 01:48:16 -0500 )edit

Did a manual reinstall (not superpack).

maketshi gravatar imagemaketshi ( 2013-01-27 01:48:17 -0500 )edit

Hmmm, on Windows 7 install SImpleCV is hard, so I don't know how I installed SImpleCV on my win 7 , but I installed correctly. See my question : http://help.simplecv.org/question/576/i-cannot-install-simplecv-framework-on-windows-7/, I going to make a demo about how to install SimpleCV on Win7 soon.

marco619 gravatar imagemarco619 ( 2013-01-28 06:40:39 -0500 )edit

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answered 2013-04-08 09:23:24 -0500

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Did you follow the instructions found here? https://github.com/ingenuitas/SimpleCV

I have installed SimpleCV on three of my machines so far. In every single one of them, I ran into problems of some kind. Please give the link above a try, and if you can't get it to work, post a comment in my answer and I'll see if I can help you out.

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