[PyQt] ImportError: no module name PyQt4 (Windows 7, 64 bit)

Darren Dale dsdale24 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 9 13:01:51 BST 2010

On Mon, Aug 9, 2010 at 6:41 AM, John McCabe <john at assen.demon.co.uk> wrote:
>  Hi
> I've just installed PyQt4 with SIP on my PC and I'm getting the error
> "ImportError: no module name PyQt4" when I try to run the qtdemo.pyw file in
> the examples folder (see below).
> My first thought was that my PYTHONPATH needed something adding to it, but
> I'm fairly new to python and wasn't sure what to put in. I tried adding the
> C:\Python24\Lib\site-packages folder, and the
> C:\Python24\Lib\site-packages\PyQt4 one, but that didn't help.
> Any other suggestions would be gratefully received.
> Thanks
> John
> C:\PyQt\PyQt-win-gpl-4.7.4\examples\demos\qtdemo>python qtdemo.pyw
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>  File "qtdemo.pyw", line 49, in ?
>    from PyQt4 import QtCore, QtGui
> ImportError: No module named PyQt4

I wasn't aware that there was a 64-bit installer for PyQt4 on windows.

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