What permissions are required to install and run the IBM SPSS Statistics program family on Windows operating systems?

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Problem(Abstract)

What permissions are required to install and run the Statistics software program family on Windows operating systems?

Resolving the problem

To run Statistics program on a Microsoft Windows operating system requires a user account with the following settings (by operating system version and product version):

***Windows Vista and later - 32-bit - Folder Permissions***
C:\Windows\Temp - Write
C:\Windows\system32 - Write
SPSS product installation directory - Modify
Folder indicated by executing '%ALLUSERSPROFILE%' in Command Prompt: - Modify


***Windows Vista and later - 64-bit - Folder Permissions***
C:\Windows\Temp - Write
C:\Windows\SysWOW64 = Write
SPSS product installation directory - Modify
Folder indicated by executing '%ALLUSERSPROFILE%' in Command Prompt: - Modify


***Windows XP - 32-bit - Folder Permissions***
C:\Windows\system32 - Write
C:\Windows\Temp - Write
SPSS product installation directory - Modify

***Statistics 19 and later - Registry Permissions***
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\JavaSoft\Prefs - Modify
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\JavaSoft\Prefs - Modify
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Ntpad - Modify
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Rainbow Technologies - Modify
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\IBM - Modify

***Statistics 16 thru Statistics 19 - Registry Permissions***
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\JavaSoft\Prefs - Modify
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\JavaSoft\Prefs - Modify
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Ntpad - Modify
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Rainbow Technologies - Modify
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SPSS - Modify


***Statistics 15 or earlier - Registry Permissions***
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\SPSS - Modify
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SPSS - Modify
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Ntpad - Modify
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Rainbow Technologies - Modify

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More support for:

SPSS Statistics

Software version:

18.0, 19.0, 20.0, 21.0

Operating system(s):

Windows

Reference #:

1475189

Modified date:

2014-04-02

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