I've been trying to install MikTex on my Windows laptop but I keep getting the same error after all the directories seem to install. The error log looks like this:
... extracting files from xypic.tar.lzma... extracting files from zapfchan.cab... extracting files from zapfding.cab... updating package definition directory ("C:\MiKTeX 2.9\tpm\packages")... installed 2989 package definition files visiting repository C:\Users\Matthew\AppData\Local\Temp\mik1932... repository type: local package repository loading lightweight database... "C:\MiKTeX 2.9\miktex/bin\initexmf.exe" --user-install="C:\MiKTeX 2.9" --log-file="C:\MiKTeX 2.9\miktex/config\uninst.log" --verbose: An error occurred: source file: Libraries\MiKTeX\Core\Process\Process.cpp source line: 159 message: The executed process did not succeed. info: fileName="C:\MiKTeX 2.9\miktex/bin\initexmf.exe", arguments="--user-install="C:\MiKTeX 2.9" --log-file="C:\MiKTeX 2.9\miktex/config\uninst.log" --verbose", exitCode="-1073741792"
I have tried many of the recommended fixes (uninstalling Adobe, checking the permissions for .pdf in the Windows registry, installing outside of Program Files but in a new folder in C:/, turning off firewall). I'm doing it as the administrator so I don't see how that's a problem. But I get the exact same error message every time.