# MikTex 2.9 fails to install on windows 8.1

I tried to install MikTex 2.9 on windows 8.1, but the operation failed with the following error:

MikTex setup wizard

The operation failed for some reason

Details: C:\Program Files (x86)\MikTex2.9\miktex/bin\initexmf.exe

Does anyone know how to fix this please ??

• Welcome to TeX.SX! Maybe you can try TeX Live, instead. – egreg Nov 30 '15 at 20:36
• @egreg problem solved thnx – amira14 Nov 30 '15 at 21:23

## Try this,

1. Right click on My PC/My Computer and select properties. (Should lead to Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\System)