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SPSS - SPSS 24 Installation info for Mac Users
The purpose of this article is to provide instructions on how to install SPSS 24 on a MAC.
How can I get it installed?
It is possible to send the installer to your campus owned mac and you can install it yourself. The computer has to be on campus before the installer gets sent to the computer. If this is the option you would like email Chris Robaidek, firstname.lastname@example.org and he can set this up.
Stop at the AV checkout office right inside the Learning Technology Center across from Subway in Wyllie and either install it there or borrow installation media. Their hours are 8 to 4:30 Monday through Friday until school starts and then it will be open 7 days a week. It would be best if you did the installation there.
Contact the Help Desk and have them log a ticket and a member of desktop support will install it. This may not be a timely solution as there an above average number of tickets in the system with the fall semester starting.
Can I install it on a home computer?
Yes, but option 1 is your only choice and there is some extra paper work when you pick to fill out if you haven’t installed it on a personal computer before.
If installing it yourself, Options 1 & 2
This process is basically the same as the laptop installation. This method saves you the hassle of having to enter in a new license code every August until you go to a newer version
Open the SPSS 24 Mac folder and click on the file ending with .dmg It will walk you through the process. For the most part choose the default setting. When you get to the screen when you have to make a licensing choice, choose concurrent. In the next screen it will ask for a server, the server is 4fornot4f.ad.uwp.edu Just keep choosing the logical choice until it is complete
Open the SPSS 24 Mac folder and click on the file ending with .dmg It will walk you through the process. For the most part choose the default setting. When you get to the screen when you have to make a licensing choice, choose authorized user. This choice installs the license on your laptop so it can be used off campus. Concurrent is a good choice for a desktop that is always on the network. Just keep choosing the logical choice until it is complete.
To install the license for Authorized user. You will need to keep drilling down in the IBM folder in Applications on your mac until you get to the License Wizard. Open it and install the code. The code you need to enter is on the DVD or flash drive that has the installer on it.