The CTAN latexdiff page states that latexdiff is contained within miktex. Trying to install it using MiKTeX Package Manager (Admin) as suggested January 14th, I instead encounter an error (is it a connection error?):

MiKTeX Problem Report

Message: The remote package repository is not registered. You have to choose another repository.

Data: url="http://ctan.org/tex-archive/systems/win32/miktex/tm/packages/"

Source: Libraries\MiKTeX\PackageManager\PackageManager.cpp

Line: 1817

MiKTeX: 2.9

OS: Windows 10 Pro, 64-bit, build 14393

Invokers: non-existing/explorer

SystemAdmin: yes

PowerUser: no

Root0: C:\Users[account]\AppData\Roaming\MiKTeX\2.9

Root1: C:\Users[account]\AppData\Local\MiKTeX\2.9

Root2: C:\ProgramData\MiKTeX\2.9

Root3: C:\local tex files

Root4: C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.9

UserInstall: C:\Users[account]\AppData\Roaming\MiKTeX\2.9

UserConfig: C:\Users[account]\AppData\Roaming\MiKTeX\2.9

UserData: C:\Users[account]\AppData\Local\MiKTeX\2.9

CommonInstall: C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.9

CommonConfig: C:\ProgramData\MiKTeX\2.9

CommonData: C:\ProgramData\MiKTeX\2.9

Apparently there is no other online repository I can choose from. Is my only option to install Perl and try Chelsea's Sept. 2016 solution independent of miktex?

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