Python on Windows: error Microsoft Visual C++ 14.0 is required

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To fix the error for Python on Windows

error Microsoft Visual C++ 14.0 is required

  1. Download Microsoft Visual C++ Build Tools 2015
  2. Install this, making sure in the install options to select the “Windows SDK” appropriate for your version of Windows. Windows 7 systems should use Windows 8.1 SDK.

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