[texhax] Problems installing TeX
barr at math.mcgill.ca
Thu May 3 18:44:35 CEST 2018
I don't know why I didn't try that but it is currently installing. Thanks. There is still the question about the download version not working since laptops no longer come with DVD readers.
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From: "daleif" <daleif at math.au.dk>
To: "Michael Barr" <barr at math.mcgill.ca>, "<Unknown>" <texhax at tug.org>
Sent: Thursday, May 3, 2018 12:39:45 PM
Subject: Re: Problems installing TeX
did you try
That often helps with this strange Perl error.
The only difference is that the interface brought up by -advanced has more parameters you can adjust compared to the interface you were trying. I usually just bring up -advanced.bat and jsut choose the default settings.
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From: texhax <texhax-bounces at tug.org> on behalf of Michael Barr <barr at math.mcgill.ca>
Sent: 03 May 2018 17:40
Subject: [texhax] Problems installing TeX
I have an older (Win 7) computer on which I am trying to install TeX-Live. I have done this a number of times without problems. The computer is old enough to have a DVD reader so I inserted the 2017 DVD from TUG and started the installation process install-tl-windows.bat. It started and then hung up with a message about Perl.exe has stopped working. So I exited and decided to install over the internet, which I had done several times successfully in the past. I downloaded install-tl-windows.exe and ran it. It unpacked files and then stalled on an error message Error: for better info, unpack files and run install-tl-windows.bat. I am at a loss. Any ideas?
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