ERROR: Could not install packages due to an EnvironmentError: [Error 5] Access is denied in Python

Dung Do Tien Feb 06 2021 40

Hey Guys, I tried upgrading the pip version with the above-mentioned command (python -m pip install --upgrade pip) in Python Ver3.9(Window10) and get the error status: ERROR: Could not install packages due to an EnvironmentError: [Error 5] Access is denied. Here my Full Error Staus code:

 Collecting pip
  Downloading https://files.pythonhosted.org/packages/30/db/9e38760b32e3e7f40cce46dd5fb107b8c73840df38f0046d8e6514e675a1/pip-19.2.3-py2.py3-none-any.whl (1.4MB)
     100% |████████████████████████████████| 1.4MB 500kB/s 
Installing collected packages: pip
  Found existing installation: pip 19.1.1
    Uninstalling pip-19.1.1:
      Successfully uninstalled pip-19.1.1
ERROR: Could not install packages due to an EnvironmentError: [Error 5] Access is denied: 'c:\\users\\admin\\appdata\\local\\temp\\pip-uninstall-qnu6j7\\pip.exe'
Consider using the `--user` option or check the permissions. 

I received the following warning message:

 WARNING: You are using pip version 19.1.1, however version 19.2.3 is available.
You should consider upgrading via the 'python -m pip install --upgrade pip' command.

I used "python -m pip install --upgrade pip" but not work.

I want to upgrading the pip version, can you help me? I need a solution to solve it thoroughly on my computer and others too. Help me, many tks guys! 

Have 1 answer(s) found.
  • Okey. here my solution for you, I do the following and successfully installed, try using the --user flag to make sure you have the right permissions.

    Open the cmd then paste:

     python -m pip install --user --upgrade pip

    I hope my solution useful for you, If you still have questions, please comment below for my support:)))

    Nguyen Truong Giang Feb 06 2021
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