TeX on Windows?

Philip Taylor P.Taylor at Hellenic-Institute.Uk
Tue May 25 16:42:35 CEST 2021

John C Frain wrote:

> Have you tried PROTEXT (http://tug.org/protext/). This is a relatively 
> easy-to-install package that can be downloaded as a zip file (about 
> 1.1 GB).  It contains Miktex and Texstudio, a GUI for Tex which is 
> currently being maintained (see https://www.texstudio.org/), The 
> entire package is installed with a single setup.exe file. It can be 
> loaded onto a USB key and run from there.  I have not installed it 
> recently but there was a time when I used to distribute it on a DVD to 
> beginners and no one had any problems installing it.

Further to this discussion, I have now successfully extracted all files 
from the TeX Collection 2021 ISO onto a USB device and am at this 
instant performing a TeX Live 2021 (full) installation from there; I 
will report back once the outcome is known.
/Philip Taylor/

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