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AuthorJan Dougherty
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Can you install SPSS?


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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Determining on Windows 10


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


 If you’re already signed into CNU Connect, you’ll immediately see the download link.  If not, you’ll see the Google sign-in page. Sign in with your CNU e-mail and password.

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Either way, you’ll then see the download link.  Click on the Download button to download the file.

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As the SPSS installer is a large file, you’ll get a warning that Google Drive is unable to scan the file for viruses.  Since this is a trusted CNU drive, click “Download anyway” and the file will download.

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Click on your download, and double-click SPSS_Statistics_Installer.

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You’ll receive a notification that the installer was downloaded from the Internet.  Click Open.

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If you aren’t logged in to your computer as an administrator, you’ll be prompted to enter an administrator username and password.

Next, the installer will appear.  Choose the language which you want to use to install SPSS and click OK.

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Click Next.

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Accept the licence license agreement and click next again.

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You’ll be asked whether or not you want to install SPSS for Python.  In order for the Commuter License tool to work, choose Yes here.

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If you choose yes for Python, you’ll have to accept two more license agreements.

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You’ll be asked where to install SPSS.  The default is good, so click Next.

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Then, click Install.

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The install will start.  When it’s finished, you’ll have the option to run the license wizard.  Make sure the box is checked and click Done.

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The License Wizard will start. Click Next.

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On the next screen, choose “Concurrent user license” and click Next.

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In the box that comes up, enter and click Next..