Conda without Python in Windows 11

When using Anaconda conda in terminal Windows, we often found the Python and default packages is already installed. To create conda new environment empty packages in Windows cmd / powershell without any packages, follow this steps:

  1. Uninstall Anaconda (if you have its installed)
  2. In installation step, un-check both “Add Anaconda to my Path” and “Register Anaconda Python for VScode, etc.”
  3. Complete the installation
  4. Go to Edit the Environment Variables
  5. Create a new variable with “C:\Users\YOURUSERNAME\anaconda3\Scripts”

And we done. Next, you can open terminal:

conda init
conda create -n test
conda activate test
conda list

Voilla! Now you have empty environment with Conda 100%!