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Miktex 2.9.6850: Update after installation fails #241
I had a very old installation of Miktex2.9 (admin mode) which was working fine. I made an update yesterday and run into the problem as described in #187.
I then deinstalled MikTeX (first user part then the admin part) and tried a fresh install. The installation worked fine but the first update fails with the following error message:
dllName="C\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.9\miktex/bin\MiKteX209-core.dll
I also tried the two proposed cmd commands after this step:
MiKTeX Console can't find any updates afterwards.
A minimal tex file:
As soon as I add a \usepackage, where MiKTeX has add (set to ask for permission first) a package the compile run fails.
Sorry, but pdflatex.exe did not succeed. The log file hopefully contains the information to get MiKTeX going again: C:\Users\omfk\AppData\Local\MiKTeX\2.9\miktex\log\pdflatex.log
What has to be done in order to get a admin instalaltion with "ask before download"?
Please note that there a new version has been released. I would recommend that you reinstall MiKTeX using the new installer (
This should solve the issue.