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Updating MiKTeX packages causes error

I've installed CTeX_2.9.2.164 on my WIn7 x64 PC. But not on system disk. Then when I update MiKTeK Packages I get an error saying: MiKTeX Problem Report Message: Windows API error 87: 鍙傛暟閿欒銆? ...
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Unable to install MikTeX

Can someone suggest a solution? I attach the log MiKTeX Setup 2.9.4503 Report Date: Tuesday, September 02, 2014 Time: 07:58:43 OS version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic Edition, 64-bit Service ...
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How to get rid of this message: 'allow MiKTeX Package Manager to make changes to this computer'

There is a popup for the MiKTeX package manager, which asks me about installing new package. But it is irritating, as it happens every time I compile? How to stop this. I did the step: Refresh FNDB, ...
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Windows API Error 2 when installing MikTex (Win7)

I am trying to install MikTex 2.9.3927 on Windows 7 x64. Very early in the installation process, I get a MikTex setup wizard error saying: "Windows API Error 2: The system cannot find the file ...
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How am I getting a “Permission denied” error in TeXworks?

I compiled a .tex file in TeXworks for Windows 7 that had a graph in it, so I had to install the TikZ library for LateX. Afterwards, all compilations are failing. The TeXworks console displays ...
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MiKTeX-Repo offline - how to build a custom repo?

I tried to download some additional packages for miktex, but it seems that the website has problems (it's running IIS...). The miktex package manager can't connect to online-repo. I tried to reach the ...
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Windows API Error 2 when installing MikTex 2.9

I am trying to install MikTex 2.9.3927 on Windows 7 x64. Very early in the installation process, I get a MikTex setup wizard error saying: "Windows API Error 2: The system cannot find the file ...
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Miktex: Wrong DVI mode driver option `dvips'

I'm using MikTeX 2.9 on Windows 7, and when I want to create my pdf file I get: ! Package hyperref Error: Wrong DVI mode driver option `dvips', (hyperref) because pdfTeX or LuaTeX is ...
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Is dblatex in MikTeX broken, or am I doing something wrong?

I've been using MikTeX on Windows XP for years to generate PDFs from LaTeX. I'm not that keen on LaTeX, though, and want to switch to using DocBook. Getting a DocBook processor like Apache FOP set up ...
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Why is Latex so big?

On windows, MikTex comes in a DVD. It's several times bigger than a typical Linux distribution. This makes it impossible to carry Latex on a memory stick like I do with many other useful software. ...
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Miktex in Ubuntu 9.10 x86-64

do you know how to install the Miktex Distribution in (K)Ubuntu 9.10 x86-64?
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What are the differences between MikTeX and TeXLive?

Under Windows, what differences are visible to the user? If you are already familiar with one (MikTeX in my case), is it worth it to try out the other?
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How to avoid littering one's Tex directories with intermediate files

From http://mathoverflow.net/questions/8603/how-not-to-auto-generate-aux-bak-files-in-latex-closed I use winedt. I prefer to only have .tex files, or just dvi, pdf files that I need. i don't need ...
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How to use Windows font in a LaTeX document?

How do I use a Windows font in a LaTeX document? Is it even possible? If yes, how? I am on Windows XP and using the MikTeX system for LaTeX. My LaTeX editor is LEd. I fell in love with the free ...
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Installing dvipng to MiKTeX on Win XP machine?

I'm completely new to TeX. I have installed MiKTeX on a Win XP machine (installation went fine), and now I would like to install dvipng. I need it to be able to use TeX in a flashcard program I use ...
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Running latex2html with miktex on Windows

I have installed miktex on a Windows machine. I would like to run latex2html, and have installed it with the miktex package manager. However, after that, I do not know hot to run latex2html and have ...