Last answered:

23 Aug 2023

Posted on:

22 Aug 2023


Kernel issue about coding

Hi Sir and respectable 365 Team

i am using this plateform for learning since last year and its change my life about Data Science .. All courses are amazing and wonderful here .. i learnt a lot course here and i will be keep in touch for more new courses.

i downloaded the new version of Anaconda and install it in my PC .. but when i open my jupyter notebook .. its Kernel is not connecting 

i did tried my best to figureout this issue but its not solving .. i am worried about it and not be able to do my coding on Jupyter 

i hope you will help me to figureout this isssue 

i have Python 3(ipykernel) 

A connection to the notebook server could not be established. The notebook will continue trying to reconnect. Check your network connection or notebook server configuration.

This is the problem i am facing on my Jupyter 

its also giving me this update too 

 Read the migration plan to Notebook 7 to learn about the new features and the actions to take if you are using extensions - Please note that updating to Notebook 7 might break some of your extensions.

i hope you will pay attenetion on it and help me reslove my problem 


Muhammad Faisal 

3 answers ( 0 marked as helpful)
Posted on:

23 Aug 2023


Hi Muhammad!

Thanks for reaching out.

If you're facing kernel connection issues in Jupyter after installing a new version of Anaconda, try the following steps to troubleshoot and potentially resolve the issue:

- Install ipykernel:

To do this, open the Anaconda Prompt and run:
conda install ipykernel

- Update All Related Packages:

Outdated or incompatible packages might cause issues. Update all core packages to their latest versions using the Anaconda Prompt:
conda update --all

- Reinstall Anaconda:
If none of the above solutions work, as a last resort, you might consider uninstalling and then reinstalling Anaconda.

Hope this helps.


Posted on:

23 Aug 2023


Hi Sir Ivan 

thanks for your kind reply . as i run conda install ipykernel i got this after a process

Downloading and Extracting Packages
conda-23.7.3         | 1.3 MB    |                                                                              |   0% DEBUG:urllib3.connectionpool:Starting new HTTPS connection (1):
DEBUG:urllib3.connectionpool: "GET /pkgs/main/win-64/conda-23.7.3-py311haa95532_0.conda HTTP/1.1" 200 1403925

Preparing transaction: done
Verifying transaction: failed

EnvironmentNotWritableError: The current user does not have write permissions to the target environment.
  environment location: C:\ProgramData\anaconda3

Posted on:

23 Aug 2023


Hi Muhammad!

The issue you're facing seems to be related to permission restrictions.

To solve it, you can try to install ipykernel as an administrator:

Search for "Anaconda Prompt" in the Start menu, right-click on it, and choose "Run as administrator".
Once it's open with administrative privileges, try running the command conda install ipykernel again.

If running as an administrator doesn't solve the issue or if you'd like to avoid always running as an admin, you can change the directory permissions to give your user account write access.

Navigate to the C:\ProgramData\ directory in File Explorer.
Right-click on the anaconda3 folder and select "Properties".
Go to the "Security" tab and click on the "Edit" button to change permissions.
Select your user account from the list and check the box under the "Allow" column for "Full control".
Apply the changes and click "OK".

However, remember to always be cautious when altering permissions or making administrative changes to your system. 

If all else fails, consider reinstalling Anaconda. Sometimes a fresh installation can resolve unforeseen issues.



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