[texhax] Questions

Alan T Litchfield alan at alphabyte.co.nz
Tue Jun 23 21:22:33 CEST 2009


On 23/06/2009, at 8:50 AM, John Maloney wrote:

> I am interested in purchasing the 2008 edition of the CD Rom  
> containing TeXLive. I do have some questions concerning this  
> purchase. They are:
> 1). I recently purchased a Dell desktop computer with a 64 bit  
> processor running 64 bit Vista. Will TeXLive install and work on it?

> 2). I have a Toshiba laptop with a 32 bit processor and a 32 bit  
> version of XP Home edition. Will TeXLive install and run on this  
> computer also.

> 3). Will 2008 TeXLive install directly over the top of my current  
> 2003 installation or will I have to delete my 2003 installation first?

Remove the older version but keep any special files you may have  
accumulated. You can still use those in most cases.
>    I would like to install the software on both computers. I am  
> using WinEDt version 5.5 as my editor.
Shouldn't be a problem.


Alan T Litchfield
PO Box 141, Auckland, 1140
New Zealand

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