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After my last update on May 20th 2014, the Miktex Update Wizard give me this error:

The `.tmp` file could not be parsed.



I think that pstool.tmp is the problem. I tried to delete the package, but the problem still appear. I cannot find the folder mik13840 and each time I run the update, the number after "mik" change.

Any idea ?

Thank you in advance

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Your local tpm files are in your miktex tree in tpm/packages. If you try to open pstool.tpm with an xml editor like xml notepad it will complain about "line 2 position 1795". In this position there is an & between the names. Deleting the & will enable you to use the package manager. But not the update manager as it it still will try to parse the online tpm. So make a bug report at the miktex site so that the tpm can be repaired. –  Ulrike Fischer May 21 '14 at 7:17
I now made a bug report. sourceforge.net/p/miktex/bugs/2323 –  Ulrike Fischer May 21 '14 at 8:54
I haven't this file on my PC. Where I can find it? A "google search" don't help me :-( –  user52158 May 21 '14 at 16:40
@texusers123456 You can find it in C:\Program Files\Miktex 2.9\tpm\packages\pstool.tpm. I also have this update problem. The error message poped-up is telling you the cached pstool from remote server cannot be parsed. As Ulrike mentioned, it contains illegal sign & there. –  Zachary May 22 '14 at 4:17
i think this is fixed. –  Ali May 22 '14 at 6:42

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