am Dienstag, 22. September 2009 um 20:23 schrieb (a):
> Hi there,
> I have a problem with pdftex that I can't resolve, namely the following
> error message:
> miktex-makefmt: The input file could not be found.
> inittexmf.exe: The operation failed for some reason.
> inittexmf.exe: Data: c:\Program
> I can't find the default format file.
> The problem occurs with both Miktex 2.7 and 2.8. This is on Windows 7 (32
> bit). I have installed and deinstalled Miktex several times, updated,
> rebuilt the format files, etc.
> I have also described the problem here:
Open a command line and switch to an empty folder for tests. Call then
pdftex -initialize pdflatex.ini
Does this create a pdflatex.fmt in the folder? If not sent the
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