[tex-live] install-tl-windows.bat unavailable in Microsoft Store

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Fri Dec 7 15:54:27 CET 2018


I think that Microsoft Store requires paid developer's certificate
issued by Microsoft. I do not know its price and do not know how
frequently it must be renewed.

Zdeněk Wagner

pá 7. 12. 2018 v 14:56 odesílatel Denis Bitouzé
<denis.bitouze at univ-littoral.fr> napsal:
> Hi,
> a student of mine had a quite irritating problem this morning when he
> tried to install TL 2018 by running `install-tl-windows.bat' from the
> `texlive2018.iso' file: its Windows 10 (Professional I guess) didn't
> accept to run it and displayed the following message:
>   ┌────
>   └────
> This student had to get the (hopefully with no charge) "Switch out of
> S mode" program (or extension, or whatever) and to accept that
> "[s]witching out of S mode is one-way" and that "mak[ing] the switch,
> [he] won't be able to go back to Windows 10 in S mode".
> I would be very surprised that the TL team would be able to make
> `install-tl-windows.bat' become an app available in the Microsoft Store.
> So this S(ecurity or hit?) mode will sadly refrain people from
> installing TeX on their Windows computer...
> All the best.
> --
> Denis

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