SPSS: License Activation

With a network license you can use SPSS free of charge in the university network (or from home with a VPN connection). A paid single user license allows you to use SPSS offline on your PC.

  • Activating the Network License

    Requirements: Your PC must be connected to the Internet continuously and the VPN connection to the WWU must be established.

    SPSS Amos: When using SPSS Amos for the first time, after having installed and activated SPSS, the License Authorization Wizard (law.exe) for Amos must be run manually by the user to activate the corresponding Amos License as well.

    1. Preparation for licensing

    To start licensing SPSS, "Launch license wizard" must be selected.

    1. Preparation for licensing

    2. License status

    The "License Authorization Wizard" starts automatically after the first installation, but can also be opened again at any time via the program menu.
    The first window shows you the current license status, which you can confirm by clicking "Next".
     

    2. License status
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    3. Product Authorization

    IMPORTANT: Write down the lock code for your computer.

    To use the free network license from SPSS, select "License for concurrent users" in the following menu and confirm the selection with "Next".

    3. Product Authorization
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    4. License manager

    In the following window you need the name of the license server. Enter spss.uni-muenster.de there and confirm the entry with "Next".

    After successful authorization, an overview of the licensed products is displayed, which you can confirm by clicking on "Finish".

    4. License manager
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  • Activation of the Single User License

    Requirement: You need a single user license.

    1. Preparation for licensing

    To start licensing SPSS, "Launch license wizard" must be selected.

    1. Preparation for licensing

    2. License status

    The "License Authorization Wizard" starts automatically after the first installation, but can also be opened again at any time via the program menu.
    The first window shows you the current license status, which you can confirm by clicking "Next".
     

    2. License status
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    3. Product Authorization

    IMPORTANT: Write down the lock code for your computer.

    To use the paid single user license from SPSS, select "License for authorized users" in the following menu and confirm the selection with "Next".

    3. Product Authorization
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    4. Enter codes

    Enter the license code you received in the upper field and confirm it with "Add".
    Start the license code verification by clicking "Next".

    4. Enter codes
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    5. Internet Authorization Status

    In the next window you see the status of the license authorization, which you can confirm with "Next".

    After successful authorization, an overview of the licensed products is displayed. After clicking on "Finish" the licensing is finished. 

    5. Internet Authorization Status
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