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2.7.14 | Updated: 17 Sep 2017



Downloads of v 2.7.14:



Software Author(s):

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Python 2.x 2.7.14

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    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade python2 -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'2.7.14'" [other options]

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Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade python2 -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'2.7.14'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install python2
    name: python2
    version: '2.7.14'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'python2' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '2.7.14'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller python2
    Name     = "python2"
    Version  = "2.7.14"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'python2':
  ensure   => '2.7.14',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

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Python 2.x is a programming language that lets you work more quickly and integrate your systems more effectively. You can learn to use Python 2.x and see almost immediate gains in productivity and lower maintenance costs.

Package Parameters

  • /InstallDir - Installation directory

These parameters can be passed to the installer with the user of --params.
For example: --params '"/InstallDir:C:\tools\python2"'


  • This package installs the latest stable version of Python 2.x. It will install to Python 2.x to $env:ChocolateyBinRoot\{{PackageName}}, but only if Python 2.x is not already installed where the installer puts it by default, which is $env:SystemDrive\PythonXX (XX stands for the major/minor version digits).
  • This package is not intended to use with Chocolatey’s -x86 parameter. If you want a 32-bit Python 2.x on 64-bit systems, install the {{PackageName}}-x86_32 package instead. You can also install both packages. In this case you must manually adapt your PATH environment variable so that it picks the Python 2.x version that you want when invoking python.exe.

# This file should be identical for all python* packages

$installDir  = '{0}\Python{1}' -f $Env:SystemDrive, ($Env:ChocolateyPackageVersion -replace '\.').Substring(0,2)
if ($Env:ChocolateyPackageParameters -match '/InstallDir:\s*(.+)') {
    $installDir = $Matches[1]
    if ($installDir.StartsWith("'") -or $installDir.StartsWith('"')){  $installDir = $installDir -replace '^.|.$' }
$installArgs  = '/qn /norestart ALLUSERS=1 ADDLOCAL=ALL TargetDir="{0}"' -f $installDir

$params = @{
  packageName    = 'python2'
  fileType       = 'msi'
  silentArgs     = $installArgs
  url            = ''
  url64Bit       = ''
  checksum       = '450bde0540341d4f7a6ad2bb66639fd3fac1c53087e9844dc34ddf88057a17ca'
  checksum64     = 'af293df7728b861648162ba0cd4a067299385cb6a3f172569205ac0b33190693'
  checksumType   = 'sha256'
  checksumType64 = 'sha256'

# If the package is only intended for the 32-bit version, only pass
# the 32-bit version to the install package function.
if ($packageName -match 32) {  'url64Bit', 'checksum64' | % $params.Remove($_) }

Install-ChocolateyPackage @params
Write-Host "Installed to '$installDir'"

if (($Env:PYTHONHOME -ne $null) -and ($Env:PYTHONHOME -ne $InstallDir)) {
   Write-Warning "Environment variable PYTHONHOME points to different version: $Env:PYTHONHOME"

Write-Host "Adding $installDir to PATH if needed"
Install-ChocolateyPath $installDir 'Machine'

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Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Python 2.x 2.7.17 1447350 Sunday, October 20, 2019 Approved
Python 2.x 2.7.16 699240 Monday, March 4, 2019 Approved
Python 2.x 2.7.15 640213 Tuesday, May 1, 2018 Approved
Python 2.x 2.7.14 146233 Sunday, September 17, 2017 Approved
Python 2.x 2.7.13 166725 Sunday, December 18, 2016 Approved
Python 2.x 9979 Wednesday, November 23, 2016 Approved
Python 2.x 2035 Monday, November 21, 2016 Approved
Python 2.x 2.7.11 51282 Saturday, December 5, 2015 Approved
Python 2.x 2.7.10 24854 Sunday, May 24, 2015 Approved

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