Copyright © 2011 Christian Schenk
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MiKTeX 2.9 requires one of the following Windows platforms:
Windows Vista with Service Pack 2 (all editions except Starter Edition)
Windows XP with Service Pack 3 (all editions except Starter Edition)
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2008 with Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2003 R2
Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 2
Windows 2000 is no longer supported.
Windows XP platforms must have at least service pack 3 installed.
Windows Vista platforms must have at least service pack 2 installed.
Windows Server 2003 platforms must have at least service pack 2 installed.
Windows Server 2008 platforms must have at least service pack 2 installed.
The MiKTeX distribution now includes LuaTeX (Version beta-0.60.2).
MiKTeX 2.9 brings back ConTeXt to MiKTeX users.
The classic (version 2.4) render method has been reimplemented: DVI files are rendered using bitmaps fonts (text) and Ghostscript (EPS figures). The slow Dvips render method still can be selected for documents containing a lot of fancy PostScript specials.