[pdftex] bibtex showing Windows API error 123:

Marius & Marieke Doornenbal marius_doornenbal at sall.com
Fri Oct 12 04:53:47 CEST 2007

Sorry for the distraction.
Finally found out what the problem was (5 in the morning now!).
Turns out I referenced a bibliography that was not there.
All my fault, but the error message sure did not help me find it.
If the bibtex developer is reading this: here is a request.


Kiraparser schreef:
> Dear all,
> I am not entirely sure whether this is the right forum, if not, tell me so.
> I am using PDFLaTeX from MiKTeX 2.5.
> I am having a persistent problem  with bibtex showing the following output:
> This is BibTeX, Version 0.99c (MiKTeX 2.5)
> The top-level auxiliary file: nominalisation.aux
> The style file: mariusnat.bst
> bibtex: Windows API error 123: De syntaxis van de bestandsnaam, mapnaam 
> of volum
> enaam is onjuist.
> It won't go away with reinstalling MiKTeX so I am out of ideas.
> I have seen posts with the same issue on the internet, but none with a 
> conclusive solution.
> Has anyone seen this one before and knows a solution?
> Thanks very much.
> Marius Doornenbal
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