[PyQt] ImportError with v4.7 Windows Binary

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.com
Fri Jan 22 14:27:40 GMT 2010

On Fri, 22 Jan 2010 09:03:53 -0500, Doug Bell <dougb at bellz.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> I installed PyQt 4.7 with the new Windows installer.  When trying to use
> it, I get the following error:
> C:\Misc>python
> Python 2.6.4 (r264:75708, Oct 26 2009, 08:23:19) [MSC v.1500 32 bit
> (Intel)] on
> win32
> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>>> from PyQt4 import QtCore, QtGui
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
> ImportError: DLL load failed: The specified procedure could not be found.
> This is on a PC running Windows XP SP3.  I don't see anything obviously
> wrong with the installation (qt.conf is OK, the path includes the bin
> directory, nothing is left over from a previous version, etc.).  Also
> note that I don't have an administrator login on this PC.
> Any ideas?

Did you start your DOS shell after installing?

Can you run Designer?


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