You have already installed Anaconda on Window 10 and you can see it in your programs and features list. Now you would like to launch it. You start looking up if there is any Anaconda Navigator desktop icon but to no avail.
Press CTRL+ALT+T to open up a terminal window and run the command:
Sometimes you will face the issue in which the Anaconda navigator will not be able to start.
In order to solve this, make sure to move into the scripts directory C:\Anaconda\Scripts.
Now type in the commands below :
conda update -n root conda
conda update –all
finally, to launch it, run the following command :
You may want to refer to the official documentation here.
How to fix the error: there is an instance of Anaconda Navigator already running
To resolve the error “there is an instance of Anaconda Navigator already running” on Windows, one solution is to locate and terminate the ‘pythonw’ process that is causing the issue. This can be done by following these steps:
- Open a command prompt window with administrator privileges.
- Use the command “tasklist | findstr “pythonw”” to locate the process ID (pid) of the ‘pythonw’ process.
- Use the command “taskkill /f /pid <pid>” to terminate the identified process. This should resolve the issue and allow you to successfully launch Anaconda Navigator.
the solution is to first use the command “killall Anaconda-Navigator” in the anaconda prompt to end the current running instance. Then, use the command “anaconda-navigator –reset” to reset the navigator and launch a new instance.
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