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My TeXworks doesn't let me compile my documents anymore due to the error: The program miktex-pdftex.exe was not found!:


It is OK in TeXnicCenter but not here.

I looked up the net to download the missing part, but couldn't find it. Any thoughts?

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closed as too localized by Stefan Kottwitz Nov 20 '12 at 17:05

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In a working miktex miktex-pdftex.exe can't be missing. So either you don't have miktex installed, or it is completly broken, or the PATH settings are wrong. – Ulrike Fischer Nov 16 '12 at 13:36
Thanks. I only needed to change the path given in the preference. I don't why it happened. It used to work fine. :-) – Vahid Nov 16 '12 at 14:38
@Vahid: Glad your problem was solved. Could you add a little description of how you solved the problem as an answer to this question? (Also, don't forget the @username when responding to someone's comment!) – doncherry Nov 16 '12 at 19:26
Nice to see that the problem is solved. As it was just a configuration issue, I will close the question as too localized. – Stefan Kottwitz Nov 20 '12 at 17:05