I'm using Mathematica 12.0 Student Edition and have python 3.7.6 instilled in anaconda and 3.7.8 installed via Microsoft Store. I have followed the reference instructions here but to no avail. The following is all that is displayed after opening Mathematica and attempting to locate python.

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Is there something with $Path that I'm missing?

The documentation seems to suggest that the steps in the link listed above are all I need to follow. I cant find anyone else with this issue so any and all help is greatly appreciated.

I tried the same thing with Julia (1.5.0), follwing the instructions found Here, but I also get this instead:

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Maybe you need to register the location of Python manually:

  • $\begingroup$ Yeah, that did it. Thank you! I tried this earlier and it didn't work so I'm at a loss as for why it suddenly decided to start working now. :/ Also, Julia is only experimentally available in 12.1 not 12.0 $\endgroup$ Commented Aug 12, 2020 at 2:48

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