Python: Installing Anaconda and Updating Spyder

Anaconda 64 Bit for Windows is available here:

Follow the onscreen instructions to install in Microsoft Windows. After installing, go to start and select the Anaconda folder, select the Anaconda Powershell prompt:

In the powershell prompt type in:


Press y to continue.

Once Anaconda is updated, you can now go ahead and update Spyder by typing in:


A large number of packages will be listed:

Once again type y to continue:

Spyder should now be updated and you can close Powershell: