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EpiData software: Installation. Dr Ajay Kumar MV Technical Officer (Research), International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung disease (The Union), South East Asia Regional Office, New Delhi Akumar @theunion.org; www.theunion.org Slightly edited by: Hans L Rieder.

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EpiData software: Installation

Dr Ajay Kumar MV

Technical Officer (Research), International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung disease (The Union), South East Asia Regional Office, New Delhi

Akumar @theunion.org; www.theunion.org

Slightly edited by: Hans L Rieder


How to installEpidata (if you have administratorrights)

  • Go to internet, enter: http://www.epidata.dkwww.epidata.dk

  • Go to download/EpiData Entry and /EpiData Analysis and save the two respective setup files to the /tempfolder

  • Login as administrator, installEpiData entry and EpiData Analysisintothe EpiData folderyoucreatedalready, followingthe instructions and create a quick launchicon


How to installEpidata (if you do not have administratorrights)

  • Go to the course folder “Software”

  • Get the zip file and unzip it to any place on your computer (we strongly recommend the root of the drive in which you usually work)

  • Isn’t that simple?


I can’t see the file extensions - How to identify which is the .exe file?


Select folder options


Untick the hide extensions option


Extensions are now visible


Create a desktop shortcut for the .exe file


Creating a quick launch icon


Unique about EpiData installation

  • Although windows based, it does not interfere with Windows set-up

  • All files are placed in a single directory

  • No trace of *.dll files anywhere in the system

  • Carry the software in your USB memory stick and start working!


Other things to set up before we begin..

  • Set your system languageto English (yourpreferred English) – but set date to dd/mm/yyyy format

  • Accessing help file

    • If you use Windows Vista or Windows 7 as your operating system, youwillneed to install Microsoft plug-in!


‘Help’ in EpiData not working: What to do?


‘Help’ option is not working

  • If you have the Microsoft Windows Vista or Windows 7 as your operating system

    • you need a plug-in to make the help file in EpiData Entry functional

    • Download a Windows help program

      • WinHlp32.exe


Determine the Windows version

  • Windows version

    • Windows Vista/Windows 7

    • 32 bit or 64 bit

      • How much data can be processed

      • Speed with which it can be processed

      • Memory capacity


How to determine Windows version and system type?


Download the program

  • WinHlp32.exe for Windows Vista

    • http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=5143

  • WinHlp32.exe for Windows 7

    http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=91

  • Also, this plug-in is already downloaded in your folder “Software”

  • Double click to install the plug-in (need administrator privileges)


How do you know if you are logged in as administrator?


Check the following..

  • Folder “EpiData” in root of the drive to which you have access (commonly C drive)

  • Folder “epidata_course” in C drive

  • Folder “temp” in C drive

  • Quick launch icons in task bar – click and check functionality

  • Be able to access HELP file


Setting Options – First word in question is field name


Setting Options – Automatic filed names


Setting Options – Update question to actual field name


Setting Options – Update question to actual field name


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