# Why is it so difficult to Update MiKTeX in China?

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

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
PathOkay: yes
RootPrivileges: 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.
``````
• 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