The system that it is being installed upon does not have the windows dll MSVCR80.dll, and for licensing reasons cannot be included with a py2exe release.


On Wed, Nov 4, 2009 at 5:02 PM, Guido Paolano <> wrote:

I am trying to make an exe file that includes the python plug-in module with SPSS (or PASW, now) 18.  I get the following error:


Creating python loader for extention ‘spss.PyInvokeSpss’ (C:Python26\lib\site-packages\spss180\spss\PyInvokeSpss.pyd -> spss.PyInvokeSpss.pyd)

***finding dlls needed***

error: MSVCR80.dll: No such file or directory



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