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Sometimes, after installing a couple of Python libraries or for random external reasons, you may see strange errors in your notebook. Instead of reinstalling Alteryx Designer completely, you may reset the Python tool to its original state first. Note that this article is only applicable for version 2018.3 up to 2020.2. From version 2020.3 onwards, you will need to reinstall Alteryx Designer.
Product - Alteryx Designer 2018.3+ to 2020.2
Procedure: Reset tool for versions up to 2019.1
Warning: This process will reset Python tool to its original state and remove all extra libraries previously installed
1. Stop Alteryx Designer.
2. Open a command prompt (run the command prompt as an Administrator for an admin version of Designer or Server).
3. In the command prompt, navigate to the Alteryx Python folder. Following examples use default location of Alteryx Designer installation. Please update accordingly if needed.
cd "C:\Program Files\Alteryx\bin\Miniconda3"
4. Run the following commandto recreate the Python virtual environment:
Installation fails and shows "Access is denied" error messages
This usually means that you are not running the command prompt with elevated permissions. Please start cmd.exe as Administrator before proceeding with the installation
Installation fails and shows "Access is denied" error messages This usually means that you are not running the command prompt with elevated permissions. Please start cmd.exe as Administrator before proceeding with the installation