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MiKTeX Package Repositories
https://miktex.org/pkg/repositories

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I can connect to none of these, with or without VPN.

Tried to uninstall and reinstall on fresh Windows 10 systems too.

Never thought I would have a problem installing/using MiKTeX in China!!!!!!

But the fact is, it's been THREE days and I can only install MiKTeX and couldn't UPDATE anything....

Any solutions???

Reports:

Date: 2020-06-10 12:06:41
MiKTeX: 2.9.7400
GitInfo: 8386fcd / 2020-04-21 21:22:55
OS: Windows 10 Pro, 64-bit, build 19041
SharedSetup: yes
LinkTargetDirectory: C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.9\miktex\bin\x64
PathOkay: yes
LastUpdateCheckAdmin: not yet
LastUpdateAdmin: not yet
LastUpdateDbAdmin: 2020-06-10 12:03:54
SystemAdmin: yes
RootPrivileges: yes
AdminMode: yes
Root0: C:\ProgramData\MiKTeX\2.9
Root1: C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.9
CommonInstall: C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.9
CommonConfig: C:\ProgramData\MiKTeX\2.9
CommonData: C:\ProgramData\MiKTeX\2.9

The following issues were detected:
  1: major issue: So far, no MiKTeX administrator has checked for updates.
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  • There are mirror sources in mainland China, you can update from there, but I don't know much about this and can't help much. – sikouhjw Jun 10 '20 at 5:09
  • You can change to use another MiKTeX package repository (see tex.stackexchange.com/a/56788/79060), and choose one located in mainland China. – muzimuzhi Z Jun 10 '20 at 5:26
  • This the wrong place to ask. Go to the MiKTeX issue tracker. Bedside this: Can you download MiKTeX packages from a ctan mirror with e.g. wget? If yes you could do this and use it as local repository. – Ulrike Fischer Jun 10 '20 at 6:38
  • @muzimuzhiZ I thought that was loooooooooooooooog ago and now no longer exist?? I mean the "package manager" thing???? It's not in the bunble any more.... – CasperYC Jun 11 '20 at 0:37
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I am in Taiwan. I have had the same problem before. I then tried installing an earlier version of MiKTeX, e.g., basic-miktex-2.9.7255-x64.exe, and then I could update without problem. Hope this also works for you.

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  • I tried the latest and the previous one....neither can update..... – CasperYC Jun 10 '20 at 6:05

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