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st: RE: updating ado's


From   "Ada Ma" <pec187@abdn.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: updating ado's
Date   Mon, 4 Apr 2005 16:27:58 +0100

If it's any consolation to you it happened to me as well.  My computer was
originally installed with Windows 98 SE, I had it reinstalled with Windows
XP.  After the reinstallation, I did the update, etc. and it took me 10+
attempts to finally get the whole thing downloaded.  Increasing the max
timeout as suggested by Sarah A. Mustillo did not work.  May be you can try
to download the updates OUTSIDE stata and then place the ado files and the
executable at the places they belong.

Check this link:
http://www.stata.com/support/updates/stata8.html



> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu 
> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of 
> Hebe B. Quinton
> Sent: 04 April 2005 13:19
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: st: updating ado's
> 
> 
> Version 8 newly installed (windows XP). Update executable 
> goes fine.  Update ado times out "connecting to host", and 
> the silly thing then will only start over from the very 
> blinking beginning - there is no checkpoint to realize that 9 
> mega bytes have already been down loaded!  Each ado file is a 
> separate file, so it would be possible NOT to start over each 
> time.  It is timing out at a different place each attempt. 
> Increasing the timeout variables has no effect, the process 
> seems completely incapable of restarting once it pauses.
> 
> Ideas?  Can one specify a sub group of ado's to update so 
> progress might be made?
> 
> Thanks for any suggestions.
> 
> 
> Hebe Quinton 
> Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
> Clinical Research/Department of Medicine
> 506 Rubin
> One Medical Center Drive
> Lebanon, NH  03756
> 
> (603) 653-3536
> Fax (603) 653-3554

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