SPSS Version 11.0 for the Mac:
Installation / Renewal Instructions
The minimum hardware and software requirements for SPSS 11 for Mac OS X are:
Mac OS X version 10.1.2.
Power Macintosh G3 233 MHz processor or faster.
192MB of built-in RAM (random-access memory). 256MB or more
250MB of hard disk space for the full installation (HFS+ partition), including 3
MB on system disk.
Color monitor with 800x600 resolution. 1024x768 resolution or higher
The Statistics Coach and Tutorials require MS Internet Explorer 5 or later. You will also
need the following information:
Your serial number, which is available from ITCS.
Your license code, which is also available from ITCS.
You need Administrator privileges to run SPSS 11 for Mac OS X installer.
To install SPSS 11 for Mac OS X, insert the SPSS 11 CD, double-click on the installer
icon and follow the instructions that appear on the screen.
If your computer is equipped with a G4 processor, the installation program will
automatically install the AltiVec-optimized set of libraries.
If you select Easy Installation, the installer will install all the files you will need for
running SPSS 11 for Mac OS X. This includes the application itself, Production Facility,
Database Access Administrator, DataDirect ODBC drivers, sample data files, Help files,
the Tutorial, and the Statistics Coach.
The only files that Easy installation does not install are the syntax reference manuals in
electronic (PDF) form.
If you select Custom installation, the installer allows you to specify which components
Main application with sample data files and Database Access Administrator.
Sample data files include files used to create the examples that appear in the Brief Guide
Help and Tutorial. Comprehensive on-line Help for all components and options,
including tutorials, dialog help, and context sensitive help.
SPSS Production Facility provides the ability to run this software in an automated
fashion. The program runs unattended and terminates after executing the last command.
Production mode is useful if you often run the same set of time-consuming analyses, such
as weekly reports.
The Statistics Coach is an interactive, wizard-like 'advisor' designed to help you choose
the type of statistical analysis or display to use with your data. The Statistics Coach asks
you a series of questions about the kind of data you have and what you want to do with it,
showing you an illustrated example of each option. When you have decided what you
want to do, you can open the appropriate dialog box from within the Statistical Coach
Syntax Guides are included, providing comprehensive on-line instructions for using the
command language. If you select this option, the installation program will install the
Syntax Guides on your hard drive. If you choose not to install the Syntax Guides, you can
still run them directly from the CD. The Syntax Guides require Adobe's Acrobat Reader,
which is installed as part of Mac OS X.
DataDirect ODBC. DataDirect Connect ODBC is a comprehensive set of individual,
database-specific drivers that use ODBC to deliver reliable connectivity to all major data
stores, from relational databases to flat-file data.
Updating or Modifying Your Installation
To add a component or an SPSS option (Categories, Conjoint, Tables, etc.), run the
installation program from your CD-ROM. Select any new components or options that
you want to include. Make sure that every option you want to include is selected,
including any previously installed components. If you are adding an SPSS option, you
may need to enter your new license code, although it will not be necessary to enter your
old license number(s) again.
If your license for SPSS Base or an SPSS option has expired you should run License
Renew utility from your SPSS CD and enter the new license(s). The utility does not
install any add-on modules, so you will have to run installer if you have purchased a
license for additional SPSS option.
An installation log is created in the root of the destination volume. You may use the log
to remove the installed copy of SPSS 11 for Mac OS X.