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Pip installation on Windows using python

To get started with using pip, you should install Python on your system.

What is pip?

PIP is a package management system used to install and manage software packages written in Python. It stands for β€œpreferred installer program” or β€œPip Installs Packages.”

Check for pip in your computer

You have to check if you have a working Python with pip installed. This can be done by running the following commands

$ python --version
python 3.N.N
$ python -m pip --version
pip X.Y.Z from ... (python 3.N.N)
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If that worked then you have no need to reinstall pip again. But incase otherwise, you will have to follow the instruction below.

How to install pip on windows

pip can be downloaded and installed using command-line by going through the following steps:

  1. Download the get-pip.py file and store it in the same directory as python is installed.
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  2. Change the current path of the directory in the command line to the path of the directory where the above file exists.
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  3. Run the command given below:

python get-pip.py
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pip is now installed on your system.!

Thank You for reading.

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