From: Tim Golden on
On 15/06/2010 09:32, Astley Le Jasper wrote:
> Does pywin32 use elements from Windows itself, or excel when
> dispatching?

Yes: it's simply exposing to the Python user the API provided
by MS Office (or whatever other app) via the IDispatch COM

IOW, if you don't have Microsoft Excel installed, this won't work:

import win32com.client
win32com.client.Dispatch ("Excel.Application")