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Installation guide for windows:

0. Prerequisites:

0.1 Google Chrome
  • Download and install newest version of Google Chrome.
  • Proceed with standard installation.

[https://www.google.it/chrome/browser/desktop/index.html]

0.2 Microsoft Build Tools 2015
  • Download and install Microsoft Build Tools 2015.
  • Proceed with standard installation.
  • Restart PC (recommended).

[https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=48159]

0.3 Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Build Tools
  • Download and install Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Build Tools.
  • Proceed with standard installation.
  • Restart PC (recommended).

[http://landinghub.visualstudio.com/visual-cpp-build-tools]

0.4 Microsoft .NET Framework V.3.5 (Including: .NET Framework 2.0 and 3.0, and includes .NET Framework 2.0 service pack 1 and .NET Framework 3.0 service pack 1)
  • Download and install Microsoft .NET Framework V.3.5.
  • Proceed with standard installation.
  • Restart PC (recommended).

[https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=21]

0.5 GitHub Desktop
  • Download and install newest version of GitHub Desktop.

[https://desktop.github.com/]

1. Install python:

  • Download and install newest version of python (if you do the custom install don't forget to install the pip tool)
  • recommended path C:\Program Files (x86)\
  • Proceed with standard installation.
  • Restart PC (recommended).

[https://www.python.org/downloads/release/python-361/]

2. Set python evironment:

  • Open Control Panel » System » Advanced » Environment Variables.
  • Click New and type the path where you have installed Python + /Scripts
  • Usually PATH: C:\Program Files (x86)\Python36-32\Scripts\ and C:\Program Files (x86)\Python36-32\
  • Win7 and Win10 PATH: C:\Users\YOUR_USER_NAME\AppData\Local\Programs\Python\Python36\ and C:\Users\YOUR_USER_NAME\AppData\Local\Programs\Python\Python36\Scripts\
  • Restart PC (recommended).

3.x Setup:

3.1 Install Required Modules
  • Go to your InstaPy directory.
  • press Shift + Right click and open command window (with admin rights !!) and type
  • python setup.py install
3.2 Download the GUI (optional)
  • Download the zip-File from the GUI-tool-for-InstaPy-script.
  • follow the install instructions on this page.
  • don't forget to copy the *.exe files in the folder InstaPy-master.

[https://github.com/Nemixalone/GUI-tool-for-InstaPy-script]

3.3 Download the latest chromedriver
  • Download the newest chrome driver.
  • copy it in the folder \assets

[https://sites.google.com/a/chromium.org/chromedriver/downloads]

4. Edit the instapy.py file

  • Open file instapy.py an disabling the clarifai import
  • comment the line "from .clarifai_util import check_image"

from .clarifai_util import check_image

5. Starting the script

  • Start the Gui by clicking at the file InstaPy.exe
  • Insert your parameters and press run
  • After the first run the file quickstart.py is filled with your parameters
  • now you can edit them manually in a editor (e.g. notepad pro)

Now you can also start the script by opening a command window and running start.bat