Installation of SPSS 26 for Windows

The university has a site license for SPSS that allows it to be installed on any university-owned computers when used for teaching or non-commercial purposes. In addition, student, faculty and staff home use on personal equipment is included at no additional cost.

SPSS installations on university-owned computers for any other purpose, including administrative use require separate licenses to be purchased.

After requesting a copy of SPSS for download or for media pickup you will see the following information. Please make a note of this code as you will need it during for the installation of SPSS 26 to license the software.

 

license information

Installation Instructions

1.  If you picked up a flash drive from the ITS Service Desk, insert the flash drive into your computer and double-click SS_Client_64-BIT_26.0_M_W_M.exe. (the 32 bit version is available as well).

file listing

If you downloaded SPSS 26 from the ITS website, double-click the SS_CLIENT_64-BIT_26.0_M_W_M.exe (or SS_CLIENT_32-BIT_26.0_M_W_M.exe if you downloaded the 32bit version).

Click Yes.

Permissions

 

2. SPSS 26 will display a Preparing to Install.... window. No input is needed.

Preparing to Install

 

3.  Click Next.

InstallShield

 

4.  Select the I accept the terms in the license agreement option. Click Next.

Software license agreement

 

5. Select the Yes option to install Essentials for Python. Click Next.

Python essentials click yes then next

 

6. Select the I accept the terms in the license agreement option. Click Next.

Python licenses

 

7. Select the I accept the terms in the license agreement option. Click Next.

Software license agreement

 

8. Click Next.

Installation destination folder

 

8. Click Install.

Click install

 

9. SPSS 26 will begin to install.

Installing IBM SPSS no action needed

 

10.  Select the Start SPSS Statistics 26 License Authorization Wizard now option. Click Finish.

Program is installed.

SPSS 26 Activation Instructions

1. If you did not select the option to start the SPSS Statistics 26 Authorization Wizard, you will need to open your Start menu, open the IBM SPSS Statistics folder and click on IBM SPSS Statistics 26 License Authorization Wizard.

Windows Menu

 

2.  Select the Authorized User License option. Click Next.

Choose first option

 

2. Enter the code that you received when requesting the SPSS 26 license. It is also stored in the .txt file titled SPSS26_license.txt on the flash drive. Click Next.