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SPSS Install Instructions for Home Use (Windows and Mac)

This document covers how to install SPSS on Windows or Macintosh computers.

System Requirements:
Windows: Windows 7 or newer
Mac: MacOS 10.10 or newer

For the Windows install see the first section, or if a Macintosh install is needed scroll down to the second section of this document.

Windows SPSS Install:

1.) Please click the following link to download the most current SPSS software and license. http://www.uwgb.edu/cit/campus/spss/ 
This page will prompt you for a log in, please use your complete campus username and password.  Example: (boerkj99@uwgb.edu)

2.) On the page click the download for Windows link and save the file to your computer, also make note of the authorization code located on the page. This code will be used later to activate your copy of SPSS please write it down or leave the webpage open for later use (Note: In the example image the code is blurred for security, however it will be intact on the download page). The instructions for installing SPSS v24 is similar to SPSS 23. 

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3.) Navigate to the downloads folder of your PC. There you will find the .zip file of the SPSS install. This needs to be decompressed to preform the install. To do so right click on the .zip file and use the "Extract All..." command. When the extract window comes up use defaults and click the "Extract" button.
Right Click the FolderClick the Extract Button

4.) With the files now extracted open the folder (if it did not auto open after extraction), and run the found in the folder setup.exe.
Run setup.exe

5.) Follow the on screen prompts of the SPSS InstallShield Wizard to advance to the next step.
Click next

6.) Select the Authorized user license path, and click "Next".
Auth

7.) Accept the terms of the install, and click "Next".
Accept

8.) Input your name and organization. After that is done click "Next".
Input your name and org

9.) If you require extra languages select them now. If not proceed by clicking "Next".
Langs

10.) Follow defaults for the opt-in packages.
If JAWS needed opt inPython

11.) Accept the terms of use for the packages.
AcceptAccept

12.) Use the default install location, and click next. Start the install, and wait for it to complete.
Use the default locationStart the install
Wait

13.) Opt out of update e-mails from IBM and then close the installer.
Close the installer

14.) The licensing app will auto launch after the install. Select the "License my product now" option, and then enter the code from the download webpage used earlier. Then click next to move on.
License nowEnter the code

15.) After your code has been entered, and you have clicked "Next" the installer will contact IBM and activate the program. If this is successful you should receive a message saying that the authorization has succeeded. After the authorization has finished the installer will display information about your software, and it's expiration date. Once you have reviewed this you may click "Finish".
DoneDone2

Your PC may require a restart after the install. If it does please do so.
Reboot

Done!

Macintosh SPSS Install:

1.) Please click the following link to download the most current SPSS software and license. http://www.uwgb.edu/cit/campus/spss/ This page will prompt you for a log in, please use your complete campus username and password to access the code and software. Example: (boerkj99@uwgb.edu).

2.) On the page in the previous step, click the download for Macintosh link, also make note of or copy the authorization code located on the page. This code will be used later to activate your copy of SPSS please write it down or leave the webpage open for later use.

3.) Navigate to your downloads folder or the downloads list in Safari. There you will find the .dmg file of the SPSS install. Open the DMG, and then once the DMG is open run the Installer app. It may take awhile to open and verify; do not click on anything while it is doing this. The app will then prompt if you want to open it. Click open.



4.) If the installer does not open (if it did move to the next step) navigate to System Preferences, and the "Security & Privacy" preference pane. There you will need to adjust the gatekeeper settings to allow from anywhere. To do this, you must first click the lock in the lower left of the window and input your Mac password if the Mac requests it.

5.) If you have not previously used Java on your Mac, it will now prompt you to install this for SPSS's use. It may also ask you to update if it's an older Mac. You can also do this from www.java.com. If the runtime WAS already installed, skip to step six

6.) Click "OK" and then "Yes" and "Next" to get the install set up started.


7.) Select "I accept" and then "Next."



8.) Accept the terms of the install. Click "Next."



9.) Choose where you want to save the application (suggested: hard drive). Click "Next."


10.) Click "Install."



11.) Wait for the software to install. This could take up to over an hour depending on the machine. When it is finished installing, check the "Start SPSS" box and click "Done."




12.) When it opens SPSS, click "License Product." There is a close option but do not use it; the software will automatically close after licensing.



13.) Wait for it to open the license prompt. VERY IMPORTANT: Choose "Authorize User License" and then "Next."




14.) Carefully enter the authorization code you copied or wrote down.

15.) Allow it to authorize the software. Click "Next" and then "Finish" when authorization has completed.




16.) Go to Applications > IBM > SPSS > Statistics > 24 and open the "SPSSStatistics" program.



17.) It should look like the following when finished:

Done!




Keywords:spss, install, mac, macintosh, pc, windows, software, ibm, statistics   Doc ID:54778
Owner:Kevin B.Group:UW Green Bay
Created:2015-08-06 12:08 CSTUpdated:2017-09-08 15:28 CST
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