This page is intended for Stata 8 users who do not have access to the Internet from within Stata. If you are using a version of Stata prior to 8, click here. If you are using a version of Stata newer than 8, click here.
If you are using Stata 8, and you have a direct Internet connection, type update query in Stata, and follow the recommendation presented.
There are two components to Stata:
These are updated separately.
You update the Stata executable only rarely. Updating your copy of Stata 8 is simply a matter of downloading a file.
More frequently you should update the ado-files.