Date: Thu, 17 Jul 2008 17:34:34 +0200
Reply-To: Anders Mørup Jensen <amo@SSI.DK>
Sender: "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From: Anders Mørup Jensen <amo@SSI.DK>
Organization: TDC Totalloesninger
Subject: SAS 9.2 Installation and Stability
Some time this summer somebody asked for comments about possible problems
with installation / use of SAS 9.2. (I think it was Ron, but I am not sure).
I shall now share some of my experiencies.
I manage a small group of SAS users (6 PC installations on WinXP) but with
varying selections of modules.
The electronic download procedure works like a dream, but the implicit
assumption in the installation wizard is that all users should install all
modules from the downloaded repository. Unless you use an (at the time of my
download , May 2008) undocumented feature you are not able to do any type of
However, on questioning, SI informed me that I, from a command prompt line,
with the command "setup.exe -prompt" get access to a more flexible version
of the Wizard.
In my setup the "Universial Viewer" results in a Windows error, so I never
get an opportunity to find out what the problem was.