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Stata installation guide for Windows

Stata or StataNow

We show screenshots and instructions for StataNow, but any differences if you do not have StataNow are slight and will not cause confusion.

Downloading Stata

  1. Go to the Stata download site.

    You will be greeted with the following screen. Input your username, password and serial number in the prompt. You received these in your email from StataCorp.

  2. On the next screen, enter your information.

  3. On the next screen, choose your operating system.

  4. Click on SetupStata18.exe or SetupStataNow18.exe to download the installer. The download site will automatically show you the installer which corresponds to your license.

    Where did my download go? [Chrome] [Firefox] [IE]

  5. Double-click on the installer you just downloaded to begin the installation. When asked whether you want to run the file, click on Yes.

  6. Windows' User Account Control will ask whether you want to allow the following program to make changes to this computer. Click on Yes.

Next steps

If you have any difficulty with the installation process, contact technical support.