[tex-live] TeX Live on usb drive

Siep Kroonenberg siepo at cybercomm.nl
Tue Mar 17 20:11:48 CET 2009

On Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 12:56:49AM +0100, Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard wrote:
> Philip TAYLOR a écrit :
> > Is it possible that Jerónimo's users are trying to
> > install under Vista, and that Vista's paranoia
> > concerning security is refusing to allow anything
> > on an untrusted USB stick to execute ?
> > 
> I don't think so. I installed TL from USB sticks on vista machine, and it
> worked. You just need to run install-tl.bat as administrator and perhaps click
> yes on one confirmation box.

It shouldn't be necessary to install as administrator. Only, as
non-administrator you cannot install under programs/program files,
but you can install under your own profile, c:\users\<user>.

Siep Kroonenberg

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