[texhax] "cannot download the list of available package repositories"

Axel E. Retif axel.retif at mac.com
Tue Mar 17 10:01:05 CET 2009

On  17 Mar, 2009, at 02:38, Fatih TANK wrote:

> i receive same error... it doesnt accept any installation from  
> internet.

Sorry about that. Hope someone knows what the problem might be. But  
also consider MiKTeX's mailing list:


Remember to specify which MikTeX version you're using.



> regards.
> On Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 8:17 AM, Axel E. Retif <axel.retif at mac.com>  
> wrote:
> On  16 Mar, 2009, at 20:26, Fatih TANK wrote:
> dear sir
> when i try to comopile my article it always says me that  "cannot  
> download the list of available package repositories". it is almost  
> impossible to intall all needed files manualy. in early times it was  
> installing automaticcaly but why not now?
> if you help me i'll be appciated.
> i use winedt and MikTeX and firewall is inactive.
> Maybe you can get better help in the MiKTeX mailing list. But  
> anyway, what version of MiKTeX are you using?
> Have you verified your MiKTeX settings?:
> Programs -> MiKTeX (2.7?) -> Settings -> Packages tab -> Package  
> repository (click in Change...), verify that ``Packages shall be  
> installed from the Internet'' is selected, click in ``Connection  
> Settings'' and verify everything is as it should.
> Hope you can get better help here or in the MiKTeX forums or  
> whatever (I'm not a MiKTeX ---nor Windows--- user).
> Best,
> Axel

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