[tex-live] Reinstall problem for Windows

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Thu Jan 28 09:24:12 CET 2010

2010/1/28 Zheng, Wei <wzheng8 at uic.edu>:
> Hi all,
> I once installed the Texlive2009 in my Windows 7 system and uninstalled
> that using the control panel. Now I want to install it again. While I
> double click the file install-tl.bat, I was told that
> Can't spawn "cmd.exe": No such file or directory at
> ..../tlpkg/TeXLive/TLUtils.pm line 2047
> I guess my uninstall was not clean, and I can not reinstall now. I saw
> solutions for Linux system. Is there any solution for Windows?
I can imagine two reasons:

1. TeXLive remained in your PATH and it is now trying to search for
perl there. Look into your settings and remove it

2. Something from install-tl.zip is missing, it may be better to get a
fresh copy

> Thanks a lot!
> Wei

Zdeněk Wagner

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