Overall, it seems like you haven't yet been able to download a clean
There are indeed two versions -- protext.exe, which is 425,968,887
bytes, and protext-inst.zip, which is 394,582,929 bytes. If your
downloaded files aren't exactly those sizes, they definitely got
The exe file is available from any CTAN mirror (in
systems/win32/protext); the list of hosts is at
http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/CTAN.sites. All I can think of to
suggest is to try a host as close to you as possible, and/or different
retrieval methods (http vs. ftp vs. rsync).
I hope it works out!
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