[tex-live] Error on TexLive 2013 installation - Can't spawn "cmd.exe"
siepo at cybercomm.nl
Fri Oct 11 16:44:09 CEST 2013
On Fri, Oct 11, 2013 at 03:13:03PM +0200, Helge Knoop wrote:
> I have used Texlive 2013 for the last 3 month and it worked fine.
> Yesterday (10.10.2013) after a Windows Update, nothing worked
> anymore and my TexStudio Editor was not able to find any of the
> binaries anymore. I was not able to find a solution and tried to
> reinstall Texlive 2013. But after I started the
> Install-tl-advanced.bat the following error message occurred! (error
> message below)
> I emailed laze.collin at tukaani.org as is is suggested by the error
> and he said, that I have to contact the Texlive developers. (his
> mail also below)
> I found the hint, that there is "no nl in perl" under TLUtils.pm
> line 2375 and installed activeperl 5.16.3 build 1603 (64Bit) and
> added package NL and TK but still doesn't work.
> My system is: Windows 7 sp1 64Bit with intel core i7-3740QM @2,7GHz
> 16GB RAM
> Can you please help me find a way to use Texlive 2013 again! I am
> just about to finish my bachelor thesis and really depending on
> finding a solution for this problem! thank you very much.
> regards from Hannover, Germany
> H. Knoop
Your path looks messed up.
What is your path in a regular command prompt?
Also look in Control panel > user accounts > change my environment
variables. What are the system- and user settings for path there (if
If your system path is messed up, then you can reboot and try
whether the system path is covered by windows' autorepair function.
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