MS Windows Articles
msilib — Read and write Microsoft Installer files
msvcrt — Useful routines from the MS VC++ runtime
These functions provide access to some useful capabilities on Windows platforms. Some higher-level modules use these functions to build the Windows implementations of their services. For example, the
module uses this in the implementation of the
winreg — Windows registry access
These functions expose the Windows registry API to Python. Instead of using an integer as the registry handle, a
handle object is used to ensure that the handles are closed correctly, even if the programmer neglects to explicitly close them.
winsound — Sound-playing interface for Windows
module provides access to the basic sound-playing machinery provided by Windows platforms. It includes functions and several constants.