Cannot find executable python3 or python

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Sun Xiaoqing
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Cannot find executable python3 or python

Post by Sun Xiaoqing » Mon Sep 16, 2019 10:54 pm

Good day,

I'm using Win10 64-bit, and I've already installed NEURON and Anaconda. When I double click nrniv_python from Start Menu, this error message showed:

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Could not open C:/Users/sunxi/AppData/Roaming/Microsoft/Windows/Start Menu/Programs/Anaconda3 (64-bit)/Anaconda Prompt.lnk
Could not open C:/Users/sunxi/AppData/Roaming/Microsoft/Windows/Start Menu/Programs/Anaconda3 (64-bit)/Anaconda Prompt.lnk
Cannot find executable python3 or python
NEURON -- VERSION 7.7.2 7.7 (2b7985ba) 2019-06-20
Duke, Yale, and the BlueBrain Project -- Copyright 1984-2018
See http://neuron.yale.edu/neuron/credits

Could not open C:/Users/sunxi/AppData/Roaming/Microsoft/Windows/Start Menu/Programs/Anaconda3 (64-bit)/Anaconda Prompt.lnk
Could not open C:/Users/sunxi/AppData/Roaming/Microsoft/Windows/Start Menu/Programs/Anaconda3 (64-bit)/Anaconda Prompt.lnk
Cannot find executable python3 or python
Python not available

NEURON exited abnormally. Press the return key to close this window
When I installed the Anaconda it asked me if I wanted to add Anaconda to my PATH environment variable and I didn't agree. I wonder if it was the reason why this error occurred.

Can anyone help me with this? Thanks in advance.

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Re: Cannot find executable python3 or python

Post by ted » Tue Sep 17, 2019 1:14 pm

If you're not planning to use Python with NEURON or vice versa, ignore the message. Otherwise, uninstall NEURON completely--COMPLETELY--and then reinstall and accept the "add python to path" option.

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Re: Cannot find executable python3 or python

Post by Sun Xiaoqing » Sun Sep 22, 2019 12:19 am

Thanks for your advice, it works now!

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