Wrong flavor selected during installation
If you are receiving the message "Your license is not applicable to this
Stata," it is likely because you have installed a flavor of Stata that does
not match the activation key you entered.
Open Finder from the Dock.
Click on Applications in the left-hand pane.
This will list everything in your Applications directory in the right-hand pane
in alphabetical order.
Right-click on the Stata 14 folder, and choose Move to Trash
from the pop-up menu.
On the Dock, right-click on the Trash icon, and select Empty Trash.
Rerun the installer from the Downloads folder or from the installation DVD.
To get to the Downloads folder, click on Finder in the Dock,
and then click on
Downloads. Double-click on Stata14.dmg to
If you cannot find the Stata14.dmg file,
you will need to reinstall from your DVD or visit
to download a new copy.
(If the credentials you were supplied when you originally downloaded Stata are no
longer valid, contact StataCorp for
Refer to your License and Activation
Key that you originally received from Stata if you are unsure which version of
Stata to install.
See the Stata installation guide for Mac
for complete installation instructions.