I am using TeXstudio 2.6.6 and MiKTeX 2.9 on Windows 7. I have recently tried adding the
textgreek package to one of my files; this package was not installed, so when I tried to compile my document I got the automatic prompt asking to silently download and install the package. I click install and confirm the UAC elevation request, but my computer only goes into "busy" mode (the mouse cursor shows the spinning blue circle) seemingly indefinitely.
Notably, the last package that MiKTeX asks to install before this problem happens is
When this happens, TeXstudio still responds to most commands (despite the mouse cursor being in the "busy" state). However, it will refuse to compile unless I comment out the
textgreek package. This lasts until I forcibly close TeXstudio and restart it, but happens again when I try to compile a file which uses
pdflatex.exe also resolves the problem, but because compilation fails, the PDF preview window shows an empty gray box.
Why is this happening and how can I compile a document using