[texhax] MikTex 2.8 and Windows 2.8
Tom Backer Johnsen
backer at psych.uib.no
Mon Feb 8 15:18:03 CET 2010
With help from the Parallels people the cause of the installation
problem for Windows 7 under a Parallels virtual machine on a Mac was
found. It was enough to turn off the iAntiVirus program. Then the
install ran fine.
Tom Backer Johnsen wrote:
> Another down load from the Danish site, this time using Internet
> Windows API error 2: cannot find ... \geometry.tpm
> at the very beginning of the install. A previous download from the
> same site with the same tool came almost to the end of the install
> before reporting a missing file.
> I see no consistencies here, other than the simple fact that none of
> the installs work.
> Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
>> On 23 January 2010 Tom Backer Johnsen wrote:
>> > I sj\hold read proof on my own question. It is of course Windows 7.
>> > > Tom
>> > > Tom Backer Johnsen wrote:
>> >> I wonder if there is an issue in some way or another with the
>> >> combination above, in a slightly complex situation. I use a
>> MacBook >> Pro with the latest operating system. On this machine I
>> have a >> Paralells virtual machine with Windows 7 installed and
>> updated. When >> downloading and running a Basic Miktex 2.8
>> installer I always get an >> error somewhere in the process and not
>> in the same place. I have >> tried downloading the installer from
>> several different sites with the >> same effect.
>> >> Any suggestions on where the error might be?
>> With the information you provide we can only guess. Phrases like "I
>> always get an error somewhere in the process..." are not very
>> helpful. Many error messages on Windows are indeed incomprehensible.
>> But if you don't understand them yourself, please post them to the
>> list. For the Windows experts on the mailing list, they *are* helpful.
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