So you want to install a package in Python and you're running Windows ?

  1. download at this address: or here :

  2. start a command prompt in windows in administrator mode (start=> accessories => right click on command prompt => run as administrator => click "yes" in the message box that just opened)

  3. In the command prompt go to the directory where is located

  4. Once you're there type : python (this will work only if you have python in your PATH, if it is not the case, then you just need to add the path to python (by default : c:\python27) to the "PATH" environnement variable. Here is how to do that: )

  5. Once the installation is complete, still in the command prompt, go into c:\python27\Scripts

  6. THERE FINALLY YOU CAN RUN pip, for example: pip install -U PySide