[texhax] MikTex 2.8 and Windows 2.8
Tom Backer Johnsen
backer at psych.uib.no
Tue Jan 26 16:03:08 CET 2010
Another down load from the Danish site, this time using Internet Explorer:
Windows API error 2: cannot find ... \geometry.tpm
at the very beginning of the install. A previous download from the same
site with the same tool came almost to the end of the install before
reporting a missing file.
I see no consistencies here, other than the simple fact that none of the
Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
> On 23 January 2010 Tom Backer Johnsen wrote:
> > I sj\hold read proof on my own question. It is of course Windows 7.
> > Tom
> > Tom Backer Johnsen wrote:
> >> I wonder if there is an issue in some way or another with the
> >> combination above, in a slightly complex situation. I use a MacBook
> >> Pro with the latest operating system. On this machine I have a
> >> Paralells virtual machine with Windows 7 installed and updated. When
> >> downloading and running a Basic Miktex 2.8 installer I always get an
> >> error somewhere in the process and not in the same place. I have
> >> tried downloading the installer from several different sites with the
> >> same effect.
> >> Any suggestions on where the error might be?
> With the information you provide we can only guess. Phrases like
> "I always get an error somewhere in the process..." are not very
> helpful. Many error messages on Windows are indeed incomprehensible.
> But if you don't understand them yourself, please post them to the
> list. For the Windows experts on the mailing list, they *are* helpful.
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