[tex-live] TL2011 on Win7
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Thu Aug 25 07:42:39 CEST 2011
quoting Zdenek Wagner, [25.08.2011 00:42 +0100]:
> 2011/8/25 Reinhard Kotucha <reinhard.kotucha at web.de>:
>> On 2011-08-24 at 22:26:13 +0200, Andreas Hirsch wrote:
>> > Hi!
>> > in the last weeks some problems were reported concerning TL-install on Win7.
>> > I had similar problems and today I give it another try - deactivating
>> > the Win-Firewall.
>> > This time the installation succeeded! (ok, there was a little problem on
>> > the server - a file was missing, but the restart completed it without
>> > another error)
>> > If suitable for you - here are the screenshots documenting the complete
>> > install-process:
>> > http://members.gaponline.de/afj/tl2011_win/tl2011_win7_install.zip -
>> > feel free to use it.
>> Hi Andreas,
>> are you sure that it's necessary to de-activate the firewall?
>> I wouldn't do this under any circumstances. However, it's probably
>> harmless if your DSL modem has a built-in firewall.
>> The problems reported here were related to virus scanners and file
>> locking on Windows. I think that these problems are halfways
>> explainable now, but virus scanners and and firewalls are completely
>> different things.
>> Do you remember the error messages you got when the firewall was
>> De-activating the firewall can never be a solution and is extremely
>> dangerous these days.
> Default setting of Windows firewall is too restrictive, it blocks
> everything. You have to configure it to allow http, ftp. It usually
> asks you the first time you try such a connection and offers several
> action. You can select permanent permission. This would be the right
> thing to do.
I used a fresh installed Win7prof and didn't configure the firewall in
any matter - no single prompt for firewall permissons appaered during
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