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I'm trying to install the 'listings' package through MiKTeX package manager and I get the following error:

MiKTeX Problem Report Message: parse error - unexpected end of input; expected '}' MiKTeX: 2.9 OS: Windows 7 Enterprise, 64-bit, Service Pack 1, build 7601

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  • When you say "package manager" do you mean you used current MiKTeX-console > packages screen and hit + or are you using an older mpm command ? – user170109 Jan 22 at 17:20
  • I'm using MiKTeX packge Manager which appears to be the same software that opens when you do windowskey + R -> mpm. I have looked at the question posted. When I try to go on the update wizard and update my packages, I get the same error as above. When I try to synchronize the repository the software crashes. – István Papp Jan 22 at 17:45
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    I switched repositories like suggested in the other post and that worked. Thank you @KJO! – István Papp Jan 22 at 18:00