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I am getting the abovementioned error when compiling a moderncv file in Texmaker. I recently switched to Windows 10.

I have tried the solutions mentioned here and here but nothing worked. I am completely clueless what else I could try.

Do I need to install FontAwesome seperately as a font on my system?

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  • I updated from Windows 8.1. I haven't installed MikTeX new but have updated all packages.
    – C.Carl
    Sep 13, 2015 at 17:28
  • I did, I even restarted my computer afterwards. But I can try again.
    – C.Carl
    Sep 14, 2015 at 5:16

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I have the same problem here.

I think, the problem is, that the 'casual' of modernvc uses the fontawesome package, which only works with lualatex or xelatex.

When using

\moderncvstyle{classic} 

instead of

\moderncvstyle{casual} 

it works for me.

See also this answer: How to use fontawesome-package in moderncv?

Since I like the 'casual' more than 'classic' I am still looking for a way to use it without fontawesome.

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  • The more recent version fontawesome allows usage under pdfLaTeX.
    – Werner
    Oct 5, 2015 at 13:43
  • @Werner: Thanks, you are right. I made an update of ALL my tex packages, and it suddenly works. Just updating fontawesome was not enough, i still got the "600" error.
    – Stiefel
    Oct 5, 2015 at 19:29
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A manual activation using \usepackage{fontawesome} in the line just below \documentclass fixed the error for me.

Previously I tried reinstalling moderncv and fontawesome via Miktex-Console (Admin). I use pdfLaTeX.

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I had the same problem with the font-awesome package. I needed to tell my TEX engine where to find the Map file for the font-awesome font. Running

updmap-sys --enable Map fontawesome.map   

(inside /usr/share/texmf-dist/tex/fontawesome/map)

fixed it for me.

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