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You just started Python! The <code>>>></code> indicates that you are at a new type of prompt -- a Python prompt. The command prompt lets you navigate your computer and run programs, and the Python prompt lets you write and run Python code interactively.
 
* If the Python version number (2.7.8 in the example above) is not a number between 2.4 and 2.7 (ignoring the number after the second dot), tell a staff member.
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<li>To exit the Python prompt, type
 
=== Get to System Properties ===
 
# Open up "My Computer" by clicking on the Start menu or the Windows logo in the lower-left hand corner, and navigate to "My Computer" (for Windows XP) or "Computer" (For Vista and Windows 7).
# ''Right-click'' on the empty space in the window, and choose ''Properties''.
 
==== Windows 8 ====
# Search for your "Control Panel" and open it.
# Select the "system" icon. A window labeled "View basic information about your computer" will appear.
 
# In this window, click "Advanced system settings"
 
 
==== Windows 7 or Vista ====
 
# Open up "Computer" by clicking on the Start menu or the Windows logo in the lower-left hand corner, and navigate to "Computer."
# ''Right-click'' on the empty space in the window, and choose ''Properties''. A window labeled "View basic information about your computer" will appear.
A window labeled "View basic information about your computer" will appear.
 
# In this window, click "Advanced system settings"
 
 
# Open up "My Computer" by clicking on the Start menu or the Windows logo in the lower-left hand corner, and navigate to "My Computer."
# ''Right-click'' on the empty space in the window, and choose ''Properties''. A window labeled "System Properties" will pop up.
A window labeled "System Properties" will pop up.
 
# Click the "Advanced" tab.
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The next steps are the same for any version of Windows.
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