[texhax] Downloding and Instaling MikTex

Lars Madsen daleif at imf.au.dk
Thu Apr 23 23:28:27 CEST 2009

Jean-Guy Murray wrote:
> Hi,
> I had trouble with my computer and had to re-install Window; 
> consequently, I now have to re-install all my programs, including MikTeX.
> So, I went to the MiKTeX download page and selected the
> MikTeX 2.7 Net Installer. I was successfull in downloading the program. 
> I then proceeded to install the program, however, this did not work.
> I have all the various packages of The MiKTeX program in my Program 
> Files under MikTeX 2.7 but when I select Star, All Programs, I do  not 
> find Teknic Center among my programs. However, I have MiKTeX 2.7 with 
> the following menu: Help, MiKTeX on the Web, Browse packages and Setting 
> & Update.
> I am at a lost as to what to do next. Can anyone help with this problem.
> Thanks
> Jean-Guy Murray

presumably, last time you installed, you installed protext, which is 
miktex plus tools (including texniccenter). MiKTeX is just LaTeX and 
friends, no editors.


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