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

Troubleshooting


Problem

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):

***Folder Permissions (by Operating System)***


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


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


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

***Registry Permissions (by Product Version)***

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

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


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

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Document Information

Modified date:
16 April 2020

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