I experience exactly the same. Being only a user of MiKTeX 2.9 on
Windows 7 Professional Service Pack 1 but not its developer I hope very
much that this error will be corrected by the authors of MiKTeX.
On 2013.04.17. 22:10, Brian Lunergan wrote:
> Hi folks:
> Have tried this with a current copy of MiKTeX 2.9 on Windows 7. Both on random
> and specific repositories, when I run update, rebuild the file list and formats,
> then go to the packages tab, the settings app spits out an unknown package error
> and the package listing on the tab is blasted apart. The pkg manager still works
> fine, but I can do nothing useful from settings. Uninstalling the pkg and
> rebuilding the list and formats doesn't seem to help.
> Anyone run into this? Is there a fix, or am I stuck with pkg manager only for
> adding or deleting things??