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Do I Need This?

I have no idea how this got onto my month old HP computer; I must have
downloaded something which uses it. It seems I have a folder and subfolders
equaling about 29 MB, called PYTHON 22. The subfolders are "DLLs," "Lib,"
"libs," "Scripts," and, "td." I am not a programmer, so I'm wondering if I
can safely remove this.
Apr 8 '06 #1
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sdavies6 wrote:
I have no idea how this got onto my month old HP computer; I must have
downloaded something which uses it. It seems I have a folder and subfolders
equaling about 29 MB, called PYTHON 22. The subfolders are "DLLs," "Lib,"
"libs," "Scripts," and, "td." I am not a programmer, so I'm wondering if I
can safely remove this.


See this page for some advice:

http://www.python.org/doc/faq/installed/

Paul

Apr 8 '06 #2

"sdavies6" <sd******@nyc.rr.com> wrote in message
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I have no idea how this got onto my month old HP computer; I must have
downloaded something which uses it. It seems I have a folder and
subfolders equaling about 29 MB, called PYTHON 22. The subfolders are
"DLLs," "Lib," "libs," "Scripts," and, "td." I am not a programmer, so I'm
wondering if I can safely remove this.


Loaded by HP to run their Python scripts. You need if and only if you run
at least one of them either directly or indirectly. Since I considered the
preloading a bonus, I never tried renaming the directly to find out. There
may be a page at python.com that explains more.

tjr


Apr 8 '06 #3
Terry Reedy wrote:
There
may be a page at python.com that explains more.


I think you meant python.org.

Apr 8 '06 #4

"Paul Boddie" <pa**@boddie.org.uk> wrote in message
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sdavies6 wrote:
I have no idea how this got onto my month old HP computer; I must have
downloaded something which uses it. It seems I have a folder and
subfolders
equaling about 29 MB, called PYTHON 22. The subfolders are "DLLs,"
"Lib,"
"libs," "Scripts," and, "td." I am not a programmer, so I'm wondering if
I
can safely remove this.


See this page for some advice:

http://www.python.org/doc/faq/installed/

Paul


Thank you very much. Right on point. I'm just gonna leave it there; can't
hurt anything.

Steven
Apr 9 '06 #5

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