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Nalla Muthu
Nalla Muthu on 6 Nov 2023
Answered: Infinite_king on 11 Jan 2024
Hi,
I am trying to install Matlab Engine API for python. I have getting the error as Acess denied. I have changed the settings of Matlab to full control, still the problem is not resolved. Let me know how to install.
Following error is repeating
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Yongjian Feng
Yongjian Feng on 7 Nov 2023
Why do you run "system('python setup.py install')" in matlab command line window instead of running "python setup.py install" directly on a terminal? They shall be the same in most cases, but you might not get enough priviledges when running inside matlab.
Nalla Muthu
Nalla Muthu on 8 Nov 2023
Hi Yongian Feng,
I have tried in system prompt but same error is repeating. I have tried python setup.py install in Matlab is showing error as unrecongnized function or variable python

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Infinite_king
Infinite_king on 11 Jan 2024
Hi Nalla Muthu,
The issue appears to be related to a lack of directory permissions. To potentially resolve the issue, you can follow the troubleshooting steps outlined below,
  1. Check if you have read/write access to the location 'C:\Program Files\WindowsApps'. Write access is needed for the installation.
  2. Open the Command prompt or MATLAB in administrator mode.
  3. Make sure the following requirements are met, https://pypi.org/project/matlabengine/#:~:text=from%20Python%20code.-,Requirements,-Required%20MathWorks%20Products
  4. Checkout the following troubleshooting steps, https://www.mathworks.com/help/matlab/matlab_external/install-the-matlab-engine-for-python.html#mw_4b80d62e-4375-4310-b350-d3f4c509c83e:~:text=for%20Python.-,Troubleshooting%20MATLAB%20Engine%20API%20for%20Python%20Installation,-Make%20sure%20that
Hope this is helpful.

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