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st: RE: Software question different install drive than C

From   "Nick Winter" <>
To   <>
Subject   st: RE: Software question different install drive than C
Date   Thu, 21 Nov 2002 16:48:18 -0500

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Wallace, John [] 
> Sent: Thursday, November 21, 2002 4:31 PM
> To: ''
> Subject: st: Software question different install drive than C
> Hi
> Introduction first - my name's pretty obvious from my email 
> address, as my
> work location.  Basically I'm a biologist who limps along 
> with undergraduate
> statistics when interpreting experiment results (and to 
> design experiments
> that can reasonably be analyzed statistically).  I use Stata 
> at work, and at
> home when I'm either behind a deadline or noodling with 
> something on the
> side.
> My home computer has a bunch of partitions on the hard drive, and I
> installed Stata to the H:\ partition.  There is no C:\ drive on the
> computer... its F:\, G:\, and H:\ (Windows box - to be clear)  
> The problem
> comes when I want to download an ado file from the Technical 
> Bulletins or
> the like.  Stata can't install it, because the little script? seems to
> expect to find the right directories on C:\.  I've manually 
> gotten around
> this by munging my way into the file directory where the ado files are
> stored on the remote server and then copying them into the right
> subdirectory on my computer.  Is there a way to tell Stata, 
> or the script,
> that C:\ should be H:\ on my computer?
> Thanks for any replies
> -JW 

Did you install Stata using the Installation program on the CD?  If so,
then Stata should know how to find the appropriate directories.  If not,
then you should install it from the CD.  If it still doesn't work, I
would take it up with Technical Support.

Nick Winter
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