Installing SPSS (Windows)


How do I install SPSS for Windows?


  • Windows
    • Faculty/Staff
    • Students


  1. Click SPSS Authorization Code knowledge article to see and make note of your authorization code (may require NetID login) and return here to continue.
  2. Click SharePoint link. If prompted, log in using your WKU-issued email (Exchange or TopperMail) and password with multi-factor authentication.
  3. Click the .EXE file for Windows.
  4. Click Download.
  5. Go to the download location and double click the file you downloaded..
  6. Click Next.
  7. Click on the I accept the terms of the license agreement radio button and then click Next.
  8. Click Next.
  9. Click Install.
  10. Click Finish.
  11. Click Launch License Wizard on Activate IBM SPSS Statistics window.  
  12. Click Next.
  13. Select Authorized User License
  14. Enter the Authorization Code from step 1.
  15. Click Next.
  16. Click Add.
  17. Click Next.
  18. It should go through the Authorization process and display Authorization Succeeded when completed.
  19. Click Next.
  20. Click Finish.
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