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dalmarcin
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### problems installing permission denied

I am a user of win7 64-bit have tried to install miktex2.9 by miktex 2.9 net - installer and download basic miktex-distribution first and then install; even though the link to distribution was like ftp://ctan.math.ca/tex-archive/systems/ ... m/packages - to win32 (?), and couldn't find any with win64 from different country, the files on my computer are like for example miktex-bin-x64-2.9.tar.lzma so i think it's compatible with win64 and that's not the problem; then having everything on C:\Users\Admin\Desktop\MiKTeX Download Files trying to start setup with setup-2.9.5870-x64 it shows always the operation couldn't be completed for the following reason: permission denied: ( and every trial different error ), for example: C:\Users\Admin\Appdata\local\temp\mik19078\arrayjob.tpm. Can't find the files which occur in this message.I tried to do sth with firewall and antivirus program, and i'm the only user in my comp ( admin ). Yeasterday i formatted C.Thankful for any help

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Welcome, i honestly cannot help you with MikTeX stuff. I use TeX Live, the one big competitor to MikTeX. Of course, both are free.

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Tiger2496
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greetings,
i am encountering the same promblem! did you find out any way for it??

Johannes_B
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We never heard any feedback from the user.

Maybe just checkout TeX Live as linked above. Many LaTeX helpers use it.
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Stefan Kottwitz
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Welcome to the forum!

I use TeX Live too, and it's working great! I use it on the Mac, on Linux and on Windows without problems. The installation over Internet takes a while, sometimes I had to restart installation (it continues checking existing files and downloads the remaining packages). I recommend to do a full install in either case, that saves headaches later.

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