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Comment: Updated since Windows 7 is no longer supported and not a supported OS for students.


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Install for Windows


You must have administrator access to your machine to install SPSS. If you do not have administrator access, reach out to us via the Helpdesk for assistance.  Additionally, SPSS is only available for 64-bit Windows.  

Determining on Windows 7

To determine whether your Windows 7 version is 32 or 64 bit, click on the start menu, right-click on Computer, and choose Properties.

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In the screen that appears, you can find your system type (64 or 32 bit):

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Windows 7 is no longer supported by Microsoft as of January 14, 2020.

Determining on Windows 10


On the screen that comes up, the “System type” feild will field will tell you whether you have a 32-bit or 64-bit system.