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SPSS Installation Guide

Note: If you encounter problems with your installation contact IT Servicedesk with a full description of the problem. Please include any error numbers and screenshots where relevant.

Installing SPSS for Windows

  1. Go to http://www.bradford.ac.uk/it-services/files/auth/SPSS_Statistics_23_win32.zip.
  2. Enter your University username and password and click on OK.
  3. When asked what you'd like to do, click on Save.
  4. After a minute a message will tell you your download has completed. Click on Open Folder.
  5. Unzip the contents of the SPSS_Statistics_23_win32.zip file to a new folder (for example, by right-clicking on the zip file, selecting Extract All and then following the instructions).
  6. In the new folder that's created, double click on setup.exe.
  7. When the InstallShield Wizard opens, click on Next.
  8. Ensure Authorized user licence is selected and click on Next.
  9. Continue to follow the Wizard, clicking on the default option on each screen.
  10. On Product Authorization, select License My Product Now and click on Next.
  11. Enter the long authorization code you were given and then click on Next.
  12. Make a note of the Lock Code that appears on screen.
  13. Go to http://www.bradford.ac.uk/it-services/files/auth/SPSS_Statistics_23_win32_FP003.exe.
  14. When asked what you'd like to do, click on Save.
  15. After a minute a message will tell you your download has completed. Click on Open Folder.
  16. Double click on SPSS_Statistics_23_win32_FP003.exe.
  17. The Installing screen displays the progress of the installation. When complete, click on Next.
  18. Your download is complete. You will be asked to reboot your computer before using SPSS.

Installing SPSS for Mac

  1. Open the Safari browser (other browsers work, but follow a slightly different steps).
  2. Go to http://www.bradford.ac.uk/it-services/files/auth/SPSS_Statistics_23_mac.dmg.
  3. Enter your University username and password and click on Log In.
  4. The file will download. It may take several minutes, so watch the status bar on the top right.
  5. Open Finder, go to the Download directory and double click on SPSS_Statistics_23_mac.dmg.
  6. A Screen opens and starts opening SPSS_Statistics_23_mac.dmg – do not click on anything.
  7. On the SPSSStatistics screen double click on SPSS_Statistics_Installer.
  8. A screen called Verifying SPSS_Statistics_Installer starts – do not click on anything.
  9. When it says "SPSS_Statistics_Installer is an application downloaded . . .", click on Open.
  10. When it asks for a password, type in the password for your Mac and then click on Install Helper.
  11. Follow the Install Helper, selecting the default on each screen.
  12. On the Python Essentials screen, select Yes and click on Next.
  13. When complete, the License screen appears. Click on Done.
  14. Open Launchpad, click on IBM (Other) and then click on SPSS Statistics Licence Authorization Wizard.
  15. On the License Status screen, click on Next, select Licence My Product Now and then click on Next.
  16. Enter the long authorization code you were given and then click Next.
  17. You will see a Licensing Completed screen. Click on Finish.
  18. Return to the Safari browser. You now need to apply the software Patch.
  19. Go to http://www.bradford.ac.uk/it-services/files/auth/SPSS_Statistics_23_mac_FP003.dmg.
  20. The file will download. It may take several minutes, so watch the status bar on the top right.
  21. In Finder, go to the Download directory and double click on SPSS_Statistics_23_mac_FP003.dmg.
  22. Follow the Install Helper, selecting the defaults each time.
  23. When finished, the Install Complete screen appears. Click on Done.
  24. Open Launchpad and click on SPSS Statistics to run the program.