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  1. Do not install python from the microsoft store. You have to uninstall it and download it from the link provided on Installation guide.
  • After installing python you might have to restart your pc to install fishy on powershell.
  • If nothing happens when you type python -m fishy: Make sure python alias in windows settings are disabled.


  1. You want to install something with pip but it says SyntaxError: invalid Syntax?


You are in python console. Instead open the Command Line by typing: ctrl+r and entering cmd or powershell and run your command there.


  1. When you see a long error message after installing fishy ending with either of following error message:

Error 1.

  File "C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Local\Programs\Python\Python37\lib\ctypes\", line 356, in __init__ 
    self._handle = _dlopen(self._name, mode)`  
OSError: [WinError 126] The specified module could not be found

You might have to install the Microsoft Visual C runtime DLL for pyzbar.
You can get this from

Error 2.

  File "C:\Users\<username>\OneDrive\Projects\Python\venv\lib\site-packages\d3dshot\dll\", line 189, in initialize_dxgi_factory
    create_factory_func(IDXGIFactory1._iid_, ctypes.byref(handle))
OSError: exception: access violation writing 0x4DBAF26F

You have installed 32bit version of python instead of 64bit, use the recommended version of python from Installation Guide

Error 3.

  File "C:\Python310\lib\tkinter\", line 372, in __init__
    self._root = master._root()
AttributeError: `int` object has no attribute '_root'

You have installed incorrect version of python, use the recommended version of python from Installation Guide

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