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I want to install MikTeX on a win7 pro machine but no matter which version I
choose, I alwayz get an error message. It's either the Windows API error 5:
Access is denied (version 2.8/2.9 when trying to install as User which I can
understand to some extend) and when tryin to install as Admin I get message
that "a required file system path culd not be retrieved - details 26".
I know there are lots of topics in the help forum but i'm sick of reading
posts dated back in 20001
so please if anyone can help me, DO IT!!
Miktex can be installed in a normal user account in single user mode without
problems. You don't need admin rights, you only must choose an installation
directory where you have writing rights. If it doesn't work with an "access is
denied" message something is blocking it - perhaps your virus protection.
There have been some reports that some of the newest avira services are
problematic. You only need to reed the message from the last month to find