5- Run a Python program

5- Run a Python program

For short commands, we do not need to write scripts. We use the command line:

In the search window of Windows, write:


Then press Enter to open the command prompt.

To open Python, inside the command prompt, write:

print("Hello World!")
### Hello World!

To close the Python, use:


To write a simple python file:

Open Notepad, inside Notepad, write: print("Hello, World!"), then save it as helloworld.py.

To run a Python file on the command line: Change the directory to the folder (e.g., Python38) that includes the file, then use the command:

cd C:\Python38
python helloworld.py


Hello, World!

Congratulations, you have written and executed your first Python program.

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