[PyQt] PyQt4 installation deletes the Windows PATH variable

Viktor Kerkez viktor.kerkez at dmsgroup.rs
Wed Sep 2 10:48:51 BST 2009

Yes, it is the PyQt-Py2.5-gpl-4.4.3-1.exe version.

We are unfortunately stuck with the Python 2.5 version because of the 
other external libraries we use :(

Phil Thompson wrote:
> On Wed, 02 Sep 2009 10:33:07 +0200, Viktor Kerkez
> <viktor.kerkez at dmsgroup.rs> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I have a situation where my PATH variable have more than 1024 
>> charachters (which is valid according to Microsoft if I have the SP2, 
>> which I have: "After you install this hotfix or Windows XP Service Pack 
>> 2 (SP2), the PATH environment variable limit is increased to 2,048 
>> characters.")
>> When I started the PyQt4 installation, it completely deleted all the 
>> paths from the PATH variable, and writes only the PyQt4 path.
>> Do You have any solution for this problem?
> You don't say which version. The installer for Python v2.5 has a problem,
> later ones don't (as far as I know).
> Phil

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