[tex-live] Unable to use install-tl-windows.exe: "Windows XP earliest supported version; aborting..."

Jon Hood squinky86 at gmail.com
Tue May 31 21:06:52 CEST 2016

When trying to run install-tl-windows.exe from
https://www.tug.org/texlive/acquire-netinstall.html I receive an
immediate pop-up stating, "Windows XP earliest supported version;

My platform: Windows 7 Enterprise Service Pack 1 64-bit

Current workaround: open install-tl-windows.exe in 7zip and extract
the install-tl-20160405 folder. Run install-tl-windows.bat from the
extracted folder


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