Installing MATLAB 2019a for Windows

MATLAB R2019a may be downloaded from the ITS Software Download page or you can request to pick up the media at the ITS Service Desk in 108 Allen Hall.

Note: The MATLAB license server requires users to use the MSU VPN client when trying to run MATLAB R2019a off-campus. Users can install the VPN client by going to https://vpn.msstate.edu. This is a one-time install. Users will then need to run the VPN application anytime they want to use MATLAB from off-campus. Instructions for installing and setting up VPN can be found here.

 

Installation Instructions

1. To install MATLAB R2019a, insert the MATLAB flash drive or extract the downloaded .zip file, then double-click on setup.exe.

2. In the MathWorks Installer window, select the option for Use a File Installation Key. Click Next.

Installation method

 

3. In the license agreement window, select the option Yes next to Do you accept the terms of the license agreement. Click Next.

license agreement
 

4.  Select the I have the File Installation Key for my license option and enter the file installation key found in the File Installation Key text (.txt) file on the flash drive or in the files extracted from the zipped file you downloaded from the ITS website. Click Next.

installation key

 

5. Leave the default installation folder location. Click Next.

Installation folder

 

6. Leave the default product selection. Click Next.

MATLAB programs to install

 

7. Click Browse. You will need to find and select the license.lic file located on the flash drive or in the files extracted from the zipped file you downloaded from the ITS website. Click Next.