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SPSS Installation V24 Instructions for Windows operating system

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 At this time, SPSS is not supported on the Chrome OS/Chromebook. For the Windows install see the first section, or if a Macintosh install is needed scroll down to the second section of this document.

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

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. 


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.


4.) With the files now extracted open the folder (if it did not auto open after extraction), and double click "SPSS_Statistics_24_win32"


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

6.) Select "Yes" to install Essentials for Python.


7.) Accept the terms of use for the packages.

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


9.) After the install select "Finish" and make sure the "Start IBM SPSS Statistics 24 Now" box is checked.

10.) Once SPSS v24 has been opened select "License Product" and doing this will open the IBM SPSS Statistics 24 Licensing Program.


11.) Select "Next", then when it asks for which way to authorize the product, select "Authorized user license".


12.) Enter the authorization code from the link supplied in Step 1.

13.) Click on "Next", then on "Finish" and SPSS is ready to be used.

Keywords:SPSS, windows   Doc ID:79720
Owner:Zach G.Group:UW Green Bay
Created:2018-01-29 14:32 CDTUpdated:2018-02-19 09:41 CDT
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