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How to renew SPSS macintosh

This guide explains how to renew a SPSS expired license on a macintosh machine downloaded from UCL Software Database.

This guide is aimed at...

  • Students
  • Staff
  • IT Administrators
  • SLMS staff
  • Researchers

Before you start...

You will need an internet connection.


1. Locate and launch the SPSS License Authorization Wizard via Finder (eg.▸ Applications ▸ IBM ▸ SPSS ▸ Statistics ▸ 22)

Finder SPSS License Authorization Wizard…

Fig 1 - Finder SPSS License Authorization Wizard

2. Click next on the License status screen which shows when the license expired.

License Status…

Fig 2 - License Status

3.  Select License my product now

Product authorization…

Fig 3 - Product authorization 


4. Enter the latest serial code for your installed SPSS version located on UCL Software Database.

Enter code…

Fig 4 - Enter code

5. Authorizing > next

Internet authorization status…

Fig 5 - Internet authorization status

6. Finish

Licensing completed…

Fig 6 - Licensing completed

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