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I did an update to my LaTeX packages two days ago (I needed XeLaTeX for beamer, and this is why I did the update), then tried to continue writing my notes using LaTeX (MiKTeX2.9; Texniccenter2.0 Beta 1; SumatraPDF), and here came the surprise

latex> (Fatal format file error; I'm stymied)

I've tried many suggested solutions in the English FAQ and The LaTeX Community, but nothing worked....

Any ideas?

PS: I use Windows 7 as an OS.


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closed as off-topic by egreg, Torbjørn T., Heiko Oberdiek, barbara beeton, mafp Jul 1 '13 at 21:06

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Welcome to TeX.SX! Your post was migrated here from Stack Overflow. Please register on this site, too, and make sure that both accounts are associated with each other (by using the same OpenID), otherwise you won't be able to comment on or accept answers or edit your question. – Qrrbrbirlbel Jul 1 '13 at 19:31
In case someone is interested, after trying all the possible solutions that I found on the internet, I finally gave up, and decided to reinstall Miktex, and every thing is working just fine.....I guess I can survive without all the packages being updated. – user2536125 Jul 1 '13 at 19:35
This question appears to be off-topic because it is about an irreproducible problem – egreg Jul 1 '13 at 20:13

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