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How to install Stata windows

This guide explains how to install and activate Stata windows

This guide explains how to install and activate Stata windows downloaded from UCL Software Database.

This guide is aimed at...

  • IT Administrators
  • Staff
  • SLMS staff

Before you start...

Before installing, ensure that you have purchased the correct number of licenses. If you have not, then please purchase a license from ISD Purchasing via an Electronic IDT.


1. If you are installing onto Windows 8/10 you will not need ISO mounting software, otherwise you will need to mount this ISO file by following the below link

2. Ensure that the software version you are licensed for has downloaded completely before proceeding. Either open or mount the ISO file and double click on the .exe file to start the installation process

Stata win file…

Fig 1 - Stata win file

3. The UAC security window will come up, click yes to proceed.

UAC Window…

Fig 2 - UAC Window

4. Click next

Stata install wizard…

Fig 3 - Stata install wizard

5. Accept software license agreement

Software license agreement…

Fig 4 - Software license agreement

6. Enter User information

User information…

Fig 5 - User information

7. Select the edition of Stata you have a purchased license for

Select Edition…

Fig 6 - Select Edition

8. Select install location

Install Location…

Fig 7 - Install Location

9. Select Default working directory

Default working directory…

Fig 8 - Default working directory

10. Next

Ready to install application…

Fig 9 - Ready to install application

Stata has successfully installed…


Fig 10 - Stata has successfully installed

11. To activate Stata open the program and initialize license by entering the license details

Enter your license information…

Fig 11 - Enter your license information

12. Finish


Fig 12 - Finish

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