[FIXED] Software based on Python 3.9 is not working on Windows 7
I made a standalone software using python3.9 which properly works on my system and another windows 10 system also, but I tried running that software on Windows 7 Ultimate and it shows some errors.
Please note that I made the software by binding all the required python modules using PyInstaller.
Those errors are as follows:
- Error loading Python DLL
LoadLibrary: The specified module could not be found.
- The program can’t start because api-ms-win-core-path-l1-1-0.dll is missing from your computer. Try
reinstalling the program to fix this problem.
What can I do to run this program on Windows 7?
If you check out the Python documentation, you will see that Python 3.9 is not supported on Windows 7:
As specified in PEP 11, a Python release only supports a Windows platform while Microsoft considers the platform under extended support. This means that Python 3.9 supports Windows 8.1 and newer. If you require Windows 7 support, please install Python 3.8.
You can read more here.
Answered By – Jacob Lee
Answer Checked By – Terry (FixeMe Volunteer)