Pip install – Python 2.7 – Windows 7

Pip install – Python 2.7 – Windows 7

For New versions

Older versions of python may not have pip installed and get-pip will throw errors. Please update your python (2.7.15 as of Aug 12, 2018).

All current versions have an option to install pip and add it to the path.


  1. Open Powershell as admin. (win+x then a)
  2. Type python -m pip install <package>.

If python is not in PATH, itll throw an error saying unrecognized cmd. To fix, simply add it to the path as mentioned below[1].

[OLD Answer]

Python 2.7 must be having pip pre-installed.

Try installing your package by:

  1. Open cmd as admin. (win+x then a)
  2. Go to scripts folder: C:Python27Scripts
  3. Type pip install package name .

Note: Else reinstall python: https://www.python.org/downloads/

[1] Also note: You must be in C:Python27Scripts in order to use pip command, Else add it to your path by typing:
[Environment]::SetEnvironmentVariable(Path,$env:Path;C:Python27;C:Python27Scripts, User)

Download pip script from https://bootstrap.pypa.io/get-pip.py and then run using python as:-

python get-pip.py

or you can use python to install modules directly

python -m pip install <module>

Pip install – Python 2.7 – Windows 7

This is one way of installing pip on a Windows system.

  1. Download the get-pip python script from here: https://bootstrap.pypa.io/get-pip.py

  2. Save the file as getpip.py

  3. Run it from cmd: python getpip.py install

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