SPSS 27 - Install Instructions


This software must be purchased before a license and download is made available. To order student software, please visit https://software.vt.edu/studentorder and place an online order.

 

Contents


macOS


 

1. Access http://network.software.vt.edu and login using your VT PID and password. Select SPSS Software and choose SPSS 27 Student for MacOS from the list of software available.

2. Accept the license agreement and you will be presented with the download link for SPSS. There will also be a tab labeled Product Key(s) as shown below, which is where your SPSS License Key is located. Make sure to write this down, as it will be needed later in the install process, and continue to download the installer.

 

select product keys

 

3. Locate the downloaded SPSS_Statistics_27_student_mac.dmg file on your computer and double-click it.

4. That will bring up the IBM SPSS Statistics 27.0.1 Installer. Click Continue.

 

launching the spss installer

 

Note: If you see the image below, click Open.

 

click open

 

5. Review and accept the license agreement by clicking Continue and then Agree.

 

agree to the license terms

 

Note: If asked to install IBM SPSS Statistics for Python, choose No and click Next.

 

6. Accept the default install location and click Next.

7. Click Install to begin the installation.

8. Once the installation has completed, the IBM SPSS Statistics Licensing window will pop up, click Next and then select Authorized user license and click Next.

 

spss licensing wizard

 

9. On the following window, enter your product code from step 2 and then click Next.

 

enter product code

 

10. When SPSS has been licensed successfully you will see the screen below. Click Next and then Finish to complete the licensing process.

 

authorization successful

 

Note: The renewal date for the SPSS license is July1, 2022. SPSS has a grace period of 30 days and will stop working on July 31. 2022.

 

Windows


 

1. Access http://network.software.vt.edu and login using your VT PID and password. Select SPSS Software and choose SPSS 27 Student for Windows 64-bit from the list of software available.

2. Accept the license agreement and you will be presented with the download link for SPSS. There will also be a tab labeled Product Key(s) as shown below, which is where your SPSS License Key is located. Make sure to write this down, as it will be needed later in the install process, and continue to download the installer.

 

select product key

 

3. Once the download is complete, locate the downloaded file on your computer and run it to begin setup.

4. Running the setup with will launch the InstallShield Wizard, seen below.

 

running the SPSS install wizard

 

5. After the preparation has completed, you'll see a column of SPSS licensed materials. Click Next.

 

spss license materials

 

6. Read the software license agreement and select "I accept the terms in the license agreement". Then click Next.

 

spss license agreement

 

Note: If asked to install IBM SPSS Statistics - Essentials for Python, choose NO and click Next.

 

7. Accept the default install location and click Next.

8. Click Install to begin the installation.

 

install spss

 

9. Once installation has completed, ensure that the "Start SPSS Statistics 27 License Authorization Wizard now" box is checked and click Finish.

 

finished installation

 

10. The IBM SPSS Statistics 27 Licensing wizard should start. Select the "Authorized user license" option and click Next.

 

spss licensing wizard

 

11. On the next screen enter your Product Code and click Next.

 

enter product code

 

12. When SPSS has been licenses successfully, you will see the screen below. Click Next and then Finish to complete the licensing process. 

 

authorization successful

 

Note: The renewal date for the SPSS license is July1, 2020. SPSS has a grace period of 30 days and will stop working on July 31, 2020.