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How to Install Scrapy in Windows

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It took a lot of time for me to install scrapy in my windows pc. I have tried the Installation Guide by scrapy, and tried the tutorials from YouTube and always ended up with having errors. And i tried for weeks installing and uninstalling components, always got different errors. And finally, with lots of research, I successfully installed Scrapy. So, this is how i did it.

Step 1: Install Python 2.7

You can download Python 2.7 from here. Please make sure that you are downloading and installing Python 2.7, because scrapy don’t support the Python 3 versions. But, scrapy is working on making it compatible with Python 3. If you have already installed Python 3, uninstall it before installing Python 2.7.

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Now you need to add C:Python27 and C:Python27Scripts to your Path environment variable. To do this open your command prompt and type the following and hit enter:

c:python27python.exe c:python27toolsscriptswin_add2path.py

To check whether Python have installed properly, go to…

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