How to Install SPSS on Windows


This document gives you the instruction of how to download SPSS into your Windows PC.

Before Installing SPSS

  1. Before you install SPSS, you must determine whether your PC is a 32-bit or a 64-bit computer so you can purchase the correct SPSS installation disc.
  2. If you plan on using SPSS off campus, you will also need to download the university’s Virtual Private Network for Windows 7 or Windows XP.


  • A Windows 32-bit or 64-bit SPSS Installation disk
  • Windows computer with Administrator access
  • Uninstall any existing installation of SPSS that does not have a GSU license
  • Connection to the university network

Steps to Install SPSS on Windows

NOTE: You can download this software for free from our download site.
Instructions >
  1. Insert the SPSS disc for Windows 32-bit or Windows 64-bit, and double-click on SPSS_Statistics_19_win32_en.
  2. Enter the administrator’s name and password if prompted.
  3. Click Next in the IBM SPSS Statistics 19 – InstallShield Wizard dialog box.
  4. Select Network license (My Organization purchased the product and my administrator….) and then click Next.
  5. Select I accept the terms in the license agreement, and then click Next.
  6. In the License Manager dialog box:
    1. Type lablic1 in the License Manager name or Server IPP Address: field
    2. Click Set
    3. Click Next
  7. Click Next to install SPSS in the designated folder
    NOTE: You can click Change if you wish to install SPSS to a different folder.
  8. Click Install to begin the installation.
    NOTE: The installation will take a few moments. When the installation is complete, the InstallShield Wizard Completed screen in the next step will appear.
  9. Click Finish to complete the process.
    NOTE: Uncheck the box if you do not want to register for product updates and offer alerts.


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