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Re: st: Software question different install drive than C


From   Richard Goldstein <richgold@ix.netcom.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Software question different install drive than C
Date   Thu, 21 Nov 2002 16:49:52 -0500

Start with chapter 20 in the User's guide -- esp. 20.5

Rich Goldstein

"Wallace, John" wrote:
> 
> 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
> computerů 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
> 
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