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SPSS - Fix for macOS Catalina

The authorization wizard is not compatible with Catalina, but there is a patch to fix it.

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1. Download the SPSS Catalina patch from the UWGB SPSS website (https://www.uwgb.edu/spss/)
2. Open Downloads folder, then open the 25.0-IM-S25STATIC-MAC-IF008 folder
Open Downloads folder

3. Copy the four files in this folder.  You can use cmd + C to copy, or use ctrl + click and select Copy 4 Items. 
Copy 4 items 

4. In the new Finder window, navigate to /Applications/IBM/SPSS/Statistics/25
5. Paste the four files in the SPSS 25 folder from the previous step.  You can use cmd + V to paste, or use ctrl + click and select Paste 4 Items. 
Paste four copied items into folder

6. Open Terminal.  You can use cmd + spacebar to open Searchlight; type in Terminal and press Enter. 
Terminal 

7. Enter the following command and press Enter:
cd /Applications/IBM/SPSS/Statistics/25
Type in command

8. Enter the following command and press Enter.  Enter your password when prompted.
sudo chmod +x IF_LAW_Python_25.sh
Command and Enter

9. Enter the following command and press Enter:
sudo ./IF_LAW_Python_25.sh
Command and Enter

10. You should now see text that says License Authorization Wizard, Python2 utility, and Python3 utility were patched. 
License wizard authorization

11. Quit Terminal. 
12. Go back to Finder.  It should already be in the /Applications/IBM/SPSS/Statistics/25 folder.  
13. Rename SPSS Statistics License Authorization Wizard to be SPSS Statistics License Authorization Wizard2
Rename folder

14. Rename SPSS Statistics License Authorization Wizard2 back to be SPSS Statistics License Authorization Wizard
15. Double-tap SPSS Statistics License Authorization Wizard.
SPSS Licensing

16. Press the option for Authorized user license and enter the authorization code from the following site: https://www.uwgb.edu/spss/
SPSS Licensing

17. When the licensing process is complete, you will see a screen similar to the following:
SPSS Licensing

18. Open SPSSStatistics; it is now ready for use.
Open SPSS




Keywords:Mac 10.15 Statistics SPSS patch fix Catalina MacBook iMac   Doc ID:100024
Owner:Ryan L.Group:UW Green Bay
Created:2020-04-03 11:11 CDTUpdated:2020-07-21 10:36 CDT
Sites:UW Green Bay
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