[tex-live] Installation problem on Windows 10

Siep Kroonenberg siepo at cybercomm.nl
Thu Apr 13 14:14:40 CEST 2017

On Thu, Apr 13, 2017 at 01:51:42PM +0200, Siep Kroonenberg wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 13, 2017 at 01:45:01PM +0200, Zdenek Wagner wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > I have tried to install TL on Windows 10 (Czech localisation). I have
> > downloaded install-tl-windows.exe, stored it on our NAS and first
> > tried to run it by clicking to its icon. It did not work, so I tried
> > to start it from my USB stick again by clicking. It did not work
> > either so I opened a DOS window, tried from the USB stick but with the
> > same result. I have copied the file to the HD but the result was the
> > same. In all attempts I only got a blue window saying that "this
> > application cannot run on your computer". This is not my computer, I
> > am installing TL to a colleague of mine and I do not know Windows 10
> > and do not know how to find a relevant information in order to find
> > the reason of the problem.
> I have no idea, but you can try to download the zipfile. The exe is
> just a small wrapper around the zipfile.

For completeness: the exe installer is not generally incompatible
with Windows 10.

Siep Kroonenberg

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