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From   "Kieran McCaul" <Kieran.McCaul@uwa.edu.au>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: RE: Slow Stata
Date   Thu, 11 Feb 2010 13:11:03 +0800

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I did a bit of Googling around and found that this has been reported on
a number of different forums: Opening Word and Outlook together causes
the whole system to run slow.  I didn't find anything that explained how
to solve the problem.

So it doesn't seem to be a problem with Stata.

What I did do was run a registry cleanup (there are various programs
around that do this) and this seems to have fixed the problem.

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Kieran McCaul
Sent: Thursday, 11 February 2010 10:35 AM
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: st: RE: Slow Stata

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I have a similar problem.

Stata 11IC, Windows 7 64 bit, 4GB RAM
MS Word 2007

I can't be sure, but it seems to me that this has only been apparent in
the last couple of weeks.
Also I don't think that it's necessarily a Word/Stata interaction
problem.  I've noticed that when I have a few programs open (Stata,
Ultraedit, Acrobat, etc) everything is OK, but if I open Word,
everything starts running painfully slow.

I'm wondering if it's being caused by a recent update from Microsoft.
 

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Simon
Sent: Thursday, 11 February 2010 4:38 AM
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: st: Slow Stata

Dear Statalist

Whenever I use Stata while MS Word is open I find typing in the do file 
editor becomes excruciatingly slow. When I close Word normal service is 
resumed. I have searched around for solutions but to no avail.

I am on Stata 11MP, Windows 7 64 bit, 8Gb ram.

Incidentally, I also notice a slight degradation in performance when 
Word and Notepad are open and I am typing in Notepad - although not to 
the same extent as that seen in Stata - suggesting this is not Stata 
specific.

Has anyone else here experienced similar and also found a cure? My 
apologies for bothering Statalist with what is most likely not a 
Stata-specific issue.

Simon
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