SPSS - Renewing Your License Code

The activation key for UD-licensed versions of SPSS expires annually. If you receive a message that your installation of SPSS is scheduled to expire, follow the directions below to renew your SPSS software installation. If you have any questions or problems with this process, contact the IT Service Center for assistance. 

On a UD-owned computer

  • Click the Windows Start button
  • Look for "Ivanti Management" folder and select Portal Manager
  • Click the refresh arrow button at the top right of Portal Manager
  • Select the SPSS - License package

On a personally-owned computer

Step 1: Retrieve the license key

  • Log in at http://software.udayton.edu
  • Select your OS and locate the SPSS software version you currently have installed in the list of available software 
  • Agree to the license terms
  • Click to select the check box next to Product Key
  • Click the Retrieve Product Key button
  • Copy the resulting license key to use in Step 2

Step 2: Add the license key to your existing SPSS software

Launch the License Authorization Wizard

Windows OS
  • In your list of programs, open the folder titled either SPSS or IBM SPSS Statistics. 
  • Right-click the program called either SPSS License Authorization Wizard or IBM SPSS Statistics License Authorization Wizard; select "Run As Administrator."
  • The License Authorization Wizard should then launch.
Mac OS X
  • In your Applications folder, open the folder titled either IBM or SPSS.
  • Open the folder called SPSS ## (## = whatever version you're using)
  • Double-click the application called License Authorization Wizard to launch the wizard

Add the license key

  • The wizard should display the License Status window; click Next.
  • On the Product Authorization window, select the button next to "License my product now". Click Next.
  • Enter the authorization code you saved in Step 1; click Next.
  • If successful, the installer should report "Successfully processed all codes." Click Next.
  • Click Finish. You have now completed the installation and license the authorization of your new SPSS software.
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