Wednesday, May 06, 2015

pip fails to run on Windows 10 E build 10074

Installed Windows 10 E 64-bit build 10074, followed by Python 2.7.9 32-bit. Running pip fails the with message

Fatal error in launcher: Job information querying failed
Issue is open in Github, see below
https://github.com/pypa/pip/issues/2748

This issue is also reported in Python.org, see
https://bugs.python.org/issue24127


Workaround:
C:\>python -m pip install comtypes

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