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Run pip command from Windows’ command prompt

To install or update required packages in python, most people use pip.

But if you just open a CMD window and type in a pip command, you will get an error similar to this (this can vary depending on your installation though):

'pip' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file.

Luckily, Python’s CLI has an option -m, which allows you to directly call a module (for example pip):

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