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Install SPSS

How to install SPSS, a tool for statistical data analysis, management and documentation.

Before you install, these conditions must be met:

  1. The computer must be connected to the Internet.
  2. The computer must be connected to VPN to get access to OsloMet's network.
  3. The following steps are always required when starting SPSS.

Contents

  1. Install SPSS on a PC provided by OsloMet
  2. Install SPSS on a private Windows PC
  3. Install SPSS on a private Mac

1. Install SPSS on a PC provided by OsloMet

PC: Open Software Center. Search for SPSS and install the software. See how-to-guide here: Install additional software on a OsloMet Windows PC.

Mac: Open Managed Software Center. Search for SPSS and install the software. See how-to-guide here: Install additional software on a OsloMet Mac.

2. Install SPSS on a private Windows PC

Note! It is important to follow the instructions carefully. If you make a mistake, you need to reinstall the program.

1. VPN-connection

Connect to VPN before using SPSS

2. Download SPSS

  1. Open distro.tjenester.hioa.no (opens in new window/tab).
  2. Login with OsloMet username and OsloMet password:
    Username for students: s+student number, e.g. s123456
    Username for staff: e.g. britth
  3. Download the correct version (ZIP-file) of the SPSS software for your computer.

Unpack the ZIP-files

  1. Extract the zip file before installation - see here how to.
  2. The software setup file  "setup.exe" is located here

Install SPSS:

  1. Start the installation file "setup.exe"
  2. Select "Install" in the installation menu. Follow the instructions.
  3. First time: When starting up SPSS for the first time a new window will appear. Click on the button: "License Product"
  4. You got two different options to set the license type. Select: "Concurrent user license".
  5. Click "Next" until you are prompted to enter the "License Manager name or Server IP Address".
  6. Type in the field: LS.ada.hioa.no
  7. Click: "Next" and "Finish" until the installation is complete.
  8. Connect your computer to VPN every time you start SPSS to contact the license server.
Connect to VPN before using SPSS

3. Install SPSS on a private Mac

Note! It is important to follow the instructions carefully. If you make a mistake, you need to reinstall the program.

1. VPN-connection

Connect to VPN before using SPSS

2. Download SPSS

  1. Open distro.tjenester.hioa.no (opens in new window/tab).
  2. Login with OsloMet username and OsloMet password:
    Username for students: s+student number, e.g. s123456
    Username for staff: e.g. britth
  3. Download the correct version (ZIP-file) of the SPSS software for your computer.

Unpack the ZIP-files

  1. Go to Finder. Find the software folder.
  2. Extraxt the Zip file by right-clicking the folder. Select: "Compress"
  3. When the folder is unpacked, the software setup file ".dmg" is located here.

Install SPSS:

  1. Start the installation file ".dmg" for macOS.
  2. Select "Install SPSS" when the installation menu appears. Follow the instructions.
  3. First time: When starting up SPSS for the first time a new window will appear. Click on the button: "License Product".
  4. You got two different options to set the license type. Select: "Concurrent user license".
  5. Click "Next" until you are prompted to enter the "License Manager name or Server IP Address".
  6. Type in the field: LS.ada.hioa.no
  7. Click: "Next" and "Finish" until the installation is complete.
  8. Connect your computer to VPN every time you start SPSS to contact the license server.
Connect to VPN before using SPSS

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