Stata: Disable Update Check During Application Launch


When users launch Stata, the program advises them that there is an update available. Administrators may want to suppress Stata update messages.


First, create a text file with the following information:

set update_query off
set update_prompt off

Then, save it as (make sure you save the file as a *.do file)
Finally, copy the file to the installation folder in Program Files (x86) where Stata executable is.


By default, Stata checks for updates automatically. Administrators may want to disable these checks.

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