Installing Python on Windows Without Admin Rights

June 07, 2018 by Zemian Deng Comment

Tags: python-install

To install Python on Windows without Admin Rights:

  1. Download binary from https://www.python.org/downloads/windows/

  2. Run the following in cmd.exe terminal.

    mkdir %USERPROFILE%\apps\python-2.6.6
    msiexec /a python-2.6.6.amd64.msi /qb TARGETDIR=%USERPROFILE%\apps\python-2.6.6
Note
Starting Python 3.5 the official downloads site already has "Windows x86-64 embeddable zip file" version you may download. This you may install without Admin Rights already.