How to Install SPSS 25



Applies to Windows 7, 8, 10

Note: You do not have to be connected to the Queens network to download the setup file and perform this installation, however, the license activation process requires that you be connected to the Queens network at the time of activation. This product is only licensed to be installed on Queens owned computers. This product is not licensed for student use or faculty use on personal computers.

Before installing SPSS Version 25 make sure to close any other versions of SPSS that may be installed on your computer.  We recommend that any previous versions be uninstalled prior to installing SPSS 25.


1. Begin the installation by navigating to the SPSS 25 Click here

 Note:  When you click the link for the setup file above you will be directed to OneDrive for Business, where you must sign in using your Queens username and password

2. When prompted click Save File, to save it to a location on your computer. 

Note: The file is approximately 800MB, so it could take 10-15 minutes or more for the download to complete depending upon your connection speed and other factors.

3. Once the download is finished, exit OneDrive, and return to this guide.  Then browse to the location on your computer where you saved the file and double-click it to begin the installation

4. Click Next, then click to accept the license agreement and click Next to continue


5. On the Essentials for Python screen, click Next


6. Accept the license terms. (Again). Click Next

7. Once more, accept the license terms and click Next again


8. On the destination folder screen leave the default location selected and click Next

9. Click Install to begin the installation. This can take several minutes to complete
10.Click Finish to close the installation and launch SPSS 25

11. When SPSS 25 loads, the authorization wizard should start automatically. Select Concurrent user license, and Click next.


12. Enter  and click next.


13.  You should see confirmation that your confirmation is successfully licensed. Click Finish


17. You have now completed the installation and license authorization for your new SPSS 25 software



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    Madeline Wood

    Does Queens have the mac client for this?

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