Procedure to install SPSS 19.0 in Microsoft Windows

The procedure below explains installation of SPSS 19.0 in Windows 7/8 Operating System. To download SPSS 19.0 from CC ftp site. Click Here.

Run the setup file of SPSS 19.0
Select "Network Licensse" and click "Next" button
Accept the license agreement and click on "Next" button.
Input the "Network License Server" IP Address in the Server IP Address box (Network License Server for IIT Campus is "") & click on "Set".
Note: To Run SPSS 19.0, Campus network connectivity in required.
Add DNS Suffixes if IP address is "Static" To configure DNS Suffixes Click Here
Click "Next" to install to default folder.
Click "Install" button to proceed the installation.
Uncheck the check-box and click "Ok" button. This completes the installation. Now run SPSS 19.0 using the desktop icon or from your start menu.
When run for the first time you may get a pop-up from Windows Security Alert as shown below. Click on "Unblock" (Windows XP) or "Allow access" (Windows 7 onwards)


Error : "This application has failed to start because the application configuration is incorrect. Reinstalling the application may fix the problem." and similar errors.

Solution : Install the softeware using administrator account or using "Run as Administrator" option by right click on setup (Windows 7 onwards) .

If still this problem encounters after running the installation from administrator mode, one possible cause of this problem is that the Microsoft Visual C++ redistributables the application requires did not execute and install properly during installation of the Statistics application. You can run them manually post-installation from here:

For 32-bit machine:
C:\Program Files\IBM\SPSS\Statistics\19\VC8\Vcredist_x86.exe
C:\Program Files\IBM\SPSS\Statistics\19\VC9\Vcredist_x86.exe

For 64-bit machine:
C:\Program Files (x86)\IBM\SPSS\Statistics\19\VC8\Vcredist_x64.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\IBM\SPSS\Statistics\19\VC9\Vcredist_x64.exe

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