Install SPSS Statistics 24 on Windows

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This video lecture guides students in a step wise manner about downloading IBM SPSS Statistics 24 and installing it on a Windows laptop/computer. 

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English In this lecture we are going to learn how to download and install IBM SPSS software. IBM SPSS software is avaialable for a free trial from IBM website for fourteen days. So, you can download the software from there and practice on it. To download and install the software go to the Google and type IBM SPSS Statistics download. Press Enter and the first link will take you to the download page of IBM which will give you access to the free trial version.So this means many other softwares which are available for download and if you want to download the SPSS, just click on it and it will take you to the download page. So, for downloading IBM SPSS software, you need to first do a registration with your IBM ID and if you don't want to do the registration with your IBM ID, just to save your time, you can sign up with your LinkedIn. So, you can select your country and region and write your name. Then, your email address. Write your phone number. Select your Province, Company. So, we are not listing any company here and you can choose whether you're a student or not. So, if you want to receive the promotional information, you can click over it and you can also select your preference for contact. Then you have to agree to their terms and conditions and click on "Í confirm"'. As you can see on this page the trial version is available for fourteen days. So, depending on your operating system, whether you are working with Windows, Linux or Mac OS, you can download it. At the same time, you should keep in mind these 3 versions are availale for the 64-bit operating system. If you are having 32-bit operating system, then you should click on 32-bit software. This one. But how you would know that your operating system is 64-bit or 32-bit. It's simple! To know your operating system, go to your Control Panel and type System. So, once you click on this System information, you can see your... In my case, the operating system is 64-bit operating system. x64-based processor. So in case, your operating system 32-bit operating system, so you will get the 32- bit operating system information here. So, depending upon your operating system, make the right choiice. So, i'm going to download the 64-bit Windows version. So, click on it. So, let me create a new folder here and save the file. So it's a big file. Depending upon the speed of your internet, it will take some time so I'm stopping the recording at this stage and we'll be back once download is finished and we will learn how to install the SPSS software. We have finished downloading the SPSS software. Now, let's learn how to install it. To install the software located in your computer. I had downloaded the software here. So, just right-click over it to install and "'Run as administrator''. So, IBM installer is now extracting the file for installation purpose and you can see it's reading like IBM SPSS Statistics 24. So, we are installing the SPSS 24 Version. You can see the setup is preparing to install the files. Now, the wizard is ready to install the files. So, it will ask you to proceed ahead. So, click on Next. Then, you have to accept the license agreement. If you want you can read the license agreement by going through here and these are the details of the various programs that are going to be installed.So click on 'Next'. IBM SPSS Statistics - Essentials for Python. Now, BM has allowed us Python and R functionality integration in SPSS.So, I totally recommend that you click on Yes because you would like to work with Python and R in future. So, click Next. Then again, accept the license agreement. You have been asked to accept the license second time because this time you are also installing the Python 2.7.6 and 3.4.3 license. So agree and and click Next and this is the installation folder where the files are being stored. It's good to know where the SPSS files are being stored so that later on, whenever we will take the example files to demonstrate various tests. It's very handy to find out where they are located. So, it's being installed in your C Drive in 'Program File' folder. Remember, if it's a 32-bit operating system, then your files will be installed in program files x86 folder because if you go to your C drive, there are two folders. 'Program Files' and 'Program Files x86'. So, all the 64-bit softwares are installed in the ''Program Files' folder while all the 32-bit softwares are installed in the x86 folder. So, our SPSS 24 version is being installed here. So, take note of this. If you want to change it, you can change and install it somewhere else. Some people recommend installing the software in say, external hard drives and this is like, say, if sometime if you uninstall or like, say, reresh your Windows, your software doesn't get erased but I will recommend install always your software since in C Drive, they run faster there and they are managed better there so click on 'Next' and click on 'Install'. So, the installation has started. It may take a few moments to finish the installation. We are waiting for the installation to finish. So, the installation has finished. Now, it's asking us to start the SPSS. So, let's click on 'Finish' and start the software. So, the software is starting and we can see it's Version 24. And It's asking us to a register the product for trial. So, if you want to register with your E-mail ID, you can give your E-mail ID. If you have already purchased the software, then you can license your product and if you want to purchase the product, then you can click on the 'Buy Now' option and purchase so currently we are looking to try the software. So, enter your E-mail ID. and click on 'Start Trial'. So, you can see, it's giving us access for the 14 days and the screen says 'You have 14 days left in your trial'. So, again if you want to purchase at any moment, you can click on the 'Buy Now' option and purchase the product and to license the product, you can click on this license button and license the product. So, this dialog box is handy but everytime when you start the software, It's a little bit annoying. So, what you can do, if you don't want to use this screen or don't want to see this screen again in the future, so just click on this checkbox 'Don't show the dialogue box in future'. But if you want to like, see the dialogue box in future, you can leave it unchecked. So anyway, let it be and let's close it and this is the interface of the new SPSS 24 Version. So, we can see all those options that we need to learn is located here. So, in the coming lectures, we are going to focus on how to master these options.