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Error message trying to activate scripts
When typing in the .\env\Scripts\activate to activate, I get an error message saying:
cannot be loaded because running scripts is disabled on this system. For more information, see about_Execution_Policies at https:/go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=135170. At line:1 char:1
Anybody else had this issue? I am also using vscode.
Jennifer NordellTreehouse Teacher
Hi there, Mat Clark! The problem resides in the execution policies granted to PowerShell to run scripts. You should either visit the link provided in the error message to adjust the execution policies (assuming that you have an admin account on that computer), or you could try running it using
cmd.exe instead. In either case, I would recommend launching the shell in an "elevated" state, which you can do by right-clicking and choosing "Run as Administrator".
Hope this helps!