SPSS version 21 and 22 installation instructions

New versions of SPSS 22 and AMOS 22 are now available on the UK Download Server - https://download.uky.edu/ Search for the term SPSS and AMOS depending what you need. SPSS 21 has a Mac and Windows version while AMOS 21 only has a Windows version. To obtain the license code for these two software applications, you will need to select the "click here" link next to SPSS 21 on the Download site to take a survey (Powered by Qualtircs). Once you submit the survey, you will receive an email with the license codes for both SPSS 21 and AMOS 21.

Note: OS 10.9 Maverick (IBM has not yet fully tested OSX 10.9; once fully tested IBM will release updates please refer to the Mac Compatibility Report site for those changes. The software will install and responds to basic functions)

Click here for full mac compatibility report
Click here for full windows compatibility report

    Helpful hints:

  • SPSS is available for all University of Kentucky Faculty, Staff and Students
  • You need to choose Site License option during the install wizard.
  • SPSS 22 Windows is available in 32 and 64 bit versions choose the version for your machine
  • You must install both SPSS 22 and AMOS 22 to be able to run AMOS 22.
  • You may need to update Microsoft.Net Framework:
  • The install instructions are the same as SPSS 21
  • It's a good idea to un-install any older versions of SPSS or AMOS before installing the new version.
  1. Search for "SPSS 21" on the Download Server

  2. Users must register annually to obtain the license information. So click on "click here." to take a Qualtrics survey.

  3. Once you submit the online survey, you will recieve an email with an Authorization Code for Premium SPSS 21.

  4. Then return to the download.uky.edu to click on "download"

  5. If the executable file does not start install automatically, click on SPSS21Win.exe

  6. Then an wizard that steps you through the process of installation.

  7. Click "Next" for the next couple of steps.

  8. Pick site license

  9. Choose to accept the terms of the license agreement and next.

  10. Customer information will already be entered for you.

  11. Choose language option- English is default

  12. Choose if you need Jaws support (for seeing impaired)

  13. Click next to choose the default designation folder.

  14. Complete the installation process

  15. The next steps authorization of software

  16. Choose to "license my product now"

  17. Online Registration with IBM

  18. Finding SPSS after installation is complete.

859-218-HELP (859-218-4357) 218help@uky.edu

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