Modulenotfounderror: no module named pip_autoremove error occurs mainly if either pip_autoremove is misplaced or not installed properly. The best way to fix this error is to correct the path ( location ) of pip_autoremove. Mostly it will fix the issue but if the issue still exist then we need to externally install the pip_autoremove package or upgrade the pip. This will definitely fix the issue for you. So let’s fix this issue step by step.
Modulenotfounderror: no module named pip_autoremove ( Solution ) –
There are a couple of steps that we will need to follow.
Step 1: Correct Path for pip_autoremove –
Typically if we install Python for a specific user then the default path for pip_autoremove must be:
if we install Python for all users then the path should be :
Usually, the pip_autoremove becomes incompatible if it exists in the Script Folder in place of the Lib folder.
Step 2: Upgrade the pip :
Sometimes upgrading the pip will solve this issue. The reason is pip_autoremove comes default with pip. So if you upgrade pip, it will fix the pip_autoremove automatically. Here is the command for pip upgrade.
pip install –upgrade pip
Step 3: Install the pip_autoremove explicitly:
We will use pip package manager to install pip_autoremove externally. Here is the pip command for pip_autoremove installation. This command will install the latest version for pip_autoremove. On the basis of the requirement, we can opt for the correct version.
pip install pip-autoremove
If you need admin permission then add sudo keyword before the command. It will provide you the admin privileges for you.
To understand the generic solution for ModuleNotFoundError, refer to the below article. This pip_autoremove package will remove the mentioned package and dependencies required in that package. It is very much useful in code refactoring and cleaning stuff.
Data Science Learner Team
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