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I've recently installed MikTeX 2.9 for Windows 7, 64. After installation I try to compile an IEEE template downloaded from their website. I get the following error:

miktex-pdftex.exe: Invalid control sequence.

I've tried many things I've read online but nothing seems to work. Any ideas?

Thanks

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    please post the exact error lines from the .log file. You can add them to the question and use the {} button to mark then as a code section. – David Carlisle Nov 24 '14 at 22:17
  • I don't think a log file is ever generated. Where do I look to make sure? – Elnaz Nov 24 '14 at 22:20
  • in the folder with your document. How are you running latex? on the commandline pdflatex file or using some tex IDE/editor? – David Carlisle Nov 24 '14 at 22:22
  • I don't have miktex but google suggests this: latex-community.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=11760 – David Carlisle Nov 24 '14 at 22:24
  • No log file in there. I'm running the MikteX alone on pdftex or any other option. They all give "Invalid control sequrence" error. I have Texmaker which gives me the "log file not found" error and therefore does not compile. – Elnaz Nov 24 '14 at 22:27

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