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From   Ramani Gunatilaka <Ramani.Gunatilaka@BusEco.monash.edu.au>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   RE: st: Re: Thanks - Problems with internet access [was: ... Collapsesyntax error]
Date   Thu, 22 Sep 2005 20:41:20 +0000

Thanks, Thuy, I managed to get it as a shortcut desktop icon which is what I was really hoping for. 
Ramani

Thuy Le <tl6775a@american.edu> wrote:
> Instead of clicking on the executable with your left button, click the
> right
> button and select Pin to Start Menu. You will see it appears on Start
> menu
> but not in program. If you want, you can copy from Start menu to put in
> your
> program folder.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Ramani
> Gunatilaka
> Sent: Thursday, September 22, 2005 4:13 PM
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: Re: st: Re: Thanks - Problems with internet access [was: ...
> Collapse syntax error]
> 
> Friedrich,
> Thanks so much. I followed the instructions at that URL and managed to
> update to Version 8.2, Jan 2005.
> When I was messing around with it, though, I did something and now I
> can't
> go through Start, All Programmes, Stata, to get Stata running because
> that
> folder is empty. I now have to go to My Computer, C:\Stata, and click the
> executable. I'd be grateful if either you or anybody else could tell me
> how
> to fix it so I can start Stata from Start. But at least, through My
> Computer, I can access Stata, so it is not life or death. Thanks once
> again.
> 
> Nick and Louis,
> Updating the version certainly solved the problem of collapse. It also
> solved the problem of direct access to the internet. So turning my
> httpproxy
> thing off because I now have direct broadband access worked with the
> latest
> update. Thank you, too.
> 
> Now it only remains for me to fix how to be able to write to Statalist
> from
> Yahoo.
> 
> Thanks so much for your help, and to Marcello and Michael too for
> suggesting
> alternatives. I really appreciate it.
> 
> Ramani
> 
> 
> 
> Friedrich Huebler <huebler@rocketmail.com> wrote:
> > Ramani,
> > 
> > The document at the URL below may help. Quote: "Sometimes the new
> > file extension is added to the name of the file in front of the old
> > extension, and the old extension stays the same (e.g.,
> > myfile.doc.txt)."
> > 
> > http://kb.iu.edu/data/aikq.html
> > 
> > Friedrich Huebler
> > 
> > --- Ramani Gunatilaka <Ramani.Gunatilaka@BusEco.monash.edu.au> wrote:
> > > Thanks, Nick.
> > > I am dealing with the problems one by one.
> > > The first to update Stata from
> > > http://www.stata.com/support/updates/stata8/win/
> > > I had been looking at 
> > > http://www.stata.com/support/updates/stata8.html and couldn't
> > > navigate from that page to the one you gave me.
> > > Anyway, did as instructed, that is saved the bin file in my
> > > C:\Stata folder, renamed WSTATA.EXE, WSTATA.OLD and renamed
> > > WSTATA.BIN as WSTATA.EXE.
> > > Now the problem is that though I renamed the BIn file as Exe,
> > > though the name changed it remained an EXE file. And when I tried
> > > to click on it to make Stata run, I was given this dire warning and
> > > backed off in fear.
> > > "Files are used by the Operating system or various programmes.
> > > Editing or modifying them could damage your system"
> > > Then it gave me a choice to select a programme from the web with
> > > which to open the file. 
> > > But what I noticed was, when the file is renamed, it is called a
> > > wstata.exe.bin. That is renaming does not get rid of the bin.
> > > Can you please advise me what I should do?
> > > Thanks,
> > > Ramani
> > 
> > 
> > 
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