Before you get started
To install IBM SPSS on Windows, you must run the executable files (*.exe) by right-clicking on them and selecting 'Run as Administrator'. Please also note that if your computer has a high security policy in place through anti-virus and User Account Control (UAC) settings in Windows, this may affect the installation process.
Installing SPSS on Windows
Step 1: On the IBM SPSS page in Academic Software, click the green Request button to request your licence code.
Step 2: Click the green 'Download SPSS24' button to download the software.
Step 3: Right-click on the file 'SS_CLIENT_64BIT_26.0_M_W_M.exe' and select 'Run as Administrator'.
Step 4: The installation wizard will launch. Click on Next. The installation will start.
Step 5: Accept the licence terms and click Next.
Step 6: Don't change the default settings for the Python installation and click Next.
Step 7: Accept the Python licence terms and click Next.
Step 8: Accept the IBM SPSS Statistics - Essentials for Python licence terms and click Next.
Step 9: Don't change the default installation directory and click Next.
Step 10: Click on Install to start the installation of the software.
Step 11: Make sure you leave the License Authorization Wizard box checked and click Finish.
Activating the licence
Step 1: The License Wizard will launch. Select 'Authorised User Licence' and click Next.
Step 2: Enter the code from step 1 and click Next.
Step 3: Verify that the license has been activated and click Finish.
IBM SPSS is ready to use.