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How to install TexLive in Windows

TeX Live

TeX Live is a cross-platform, free software distribution for the TeX typesetting system that includes major TeX-related programs, macro packages, and fonts. TeX Live is an easy way to get up and running with the TeX document production system in Windows

Where do I get TeX Live?

You may use the link provided below and then click on "install-tl-windows.exe" to download the installer for Windows.

TeXLive: Download

What Next? How to Install?

After downloading the file "install-tl-windows.exe", double click on the file.

The installer will open and then select "Install" and click "Next".

 Then click on "Install"

An installer will open, again click on "Install"

 Once it starts, the installer will install all the necessary modules for TeX.

Recommended to wait till all modules are installed. (Note: It may take a few hours depending on the internet)

 Once all modules are installed, click "Close"

 

Then click "Close" again.

Now, you have successfully installed TeX Live on Windows.

TeX Live command-line can be opened up from the Start-Menu.  

You can find the TeX Live documentation here - https://www.tug.org/texlive/doc/texlive-en/texlive-en.html.