[tex-live] TeX installation problem

Andreas Hirsch nishni_nowgorod at gaponline.de
Fri Mar 5 05:41:14 CET 2010

quoting Guillaume Jacques, [05.03.2010 04:14 +0100]:
> I have successfully installed TeX live on many computers before, but
> recently I tryied to install it on a friend's computer, and it failed. I
> have no idea why. His system is Windows Vista, he has full administrator
> privileges, and the user account control is disactivated.

Did you - in special - start the command prompt to run as administrator?

> I have downloaded the whole installation package before installation.
> The installation program succesfully untarred a few packages, but then it
> stopped and wrote the following message:
> tar: Could not change access and modification times of .... Permission
> denied
> untar: untarring ..... failed, stopping install.
> Installation failed
> Rerunning the installer will try to restart the installation.
> I have googled this problem, and seen that several people have experienced
> the same problem, but could not find any solution to it. If any of you could
> give me some advice, it would be great. I am actively trying to promote the
> use of LaTeX in my institution.
> Best wishes,
> Guillaume

'Jede Gesellschaft hat ihre Sklaven,
wir haben unsere in die Dritte Welt ausgeleagert.
Alle, die sich jetzt über den Westerwelle aufregen,
haben mindestens ein Kleidungsstück im Schrank,
das von einem chinesischen Kind genäht wurde.'
	Josef Hader in 'Neues aus der Anstalt'

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