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I just downloaded MiKTeX and TeXstudio from CTAN as a zip file ProTeXt-3.1.4-020114.exe

I then installed MiKTeX and TeXstudio.

But the TeXstudio can not compile/build/view after I created/save a file.

It seems to me that the configuration has not been set up properly.

What is the standard pdfLatex that I should use in MiKTeX/bin for compile and build in TeXstudio?

What is the (MiKTeX?) internal viewer that I should use for "view" in TeXstudio?

EDIT: I happened to have installed TeXstudio first. Then I installed MiKTeX. After I found out that TeXstudio compile/buid/view do not work, I uninstalled TeXstudio and reinstalled TeXstudio. But it still does work.

EDIT: It turned out that the problem is MiKTeX 2.9 installation. The log file said that "regsvr32 MiKTeX209-core.dll" failed when launched from mpm.exe. I did it manually and TeXstudio worked fine now.

  • Did you install MiKTeX first then TeXStudio? – Joseph Wright Sep 24 '14 at 6:09
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You can delete %APPDATA%\texstudio\texstudio.ini (while TeXstudio is not running). At the next startup, TeXstudio will use the default settings and try to detect an existing MikTeX installation as part of this.

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  1. close TeXstudio
  2. if deleting %APPDATA%\texstudio\texstudio.ini does not work
  3. then delete everything in %APPDATA%\texstudio and
  4. restart TeXstudio.

I hope this would work.

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