Install SAS On Your Personal Computer

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  • Please note that this process is only available to faculty and students and will not work on Elon-owned computers.
  • This option is NOT available for Mac computers. 
  • You must be ON campus to perform this installation.
  • Follow these instructions at your own discretion as Campus Technology Support will not assist with the installation of or troubleshooting problems on personal computers.
  • If you have a previous version of SAS on your computer, it is recommended that you uninstall the previous version before installing this version of SAS.
Please note that SAS is a large program that will take approximately 1 hour to install. Please have patience during this process.

1.) Navigate to the following location: Start -> Accessories -> Run; in the 'Run' field, copy and paste the below information into the field:

  • Copy and paste the following: \\homedir.elon.edu\dept\CTS\share\installers\SAS\SASSoftwareDepot\setup.exe

This is an image of the SAS installer file once you've copied and pasted the appropriate information from this step.

2.) You will need to sign in with your Elon username and password

  • Students will need to enter their username in as: FS\username
  • Faculty will not receive this prompt on a University-owned computer. If faculty are using a personal computer to download this software, they will need to enter their username in as: FS\username

This is an image of the login screen for your username and password.

3.) Click 'Run'

This is an image of the Run prompt.

5.) The Deployment Wizard will deploy and run

This is an image of the deployment wizard.

6.) Select your Language

This is an image of the select your language prompt.

7.) Make sure 'Install SAS software' is selected and click 'Next'

This is an image of the Select Deployment Task screen. Make sure "Install SAS Software" (circled) is selected and then click Next (circled).

8.) Click 'Next'

This is an image of the install location where you can click Next (circled).

9.) Make sure 'Install SAS Foundation and Related Software' is selected and click 'Next'

This is an image of the Select Deployment Type screen where you should make sure you have "Install SAS Foundation and Related Software" (circled) selected and then you click Next (also circled).

10.) Click 'Next' (the default selections are made for you)

This is an image of the default selections screen where you should click Next.

11.) Click 'Next' (the defaults are already selected for you)

This is the next default selection screen where you should click next.

12.) Click 'Next'

This is the Specify SAS Installation Data File screen where you should click next.

13.) Click 'Next'

This is the screen where you can select language support and then click next.

14.) Click 'Next'

This is the regional settings screen where you can pick a language and click Next.

15.) Ensure 'SAS Foundation' is selected and click 'Next'

This is the default product file types screen where you should select SAS Foundation (circled) and then click next.

16.) When the system check completes, click 'Next'

When the system check complete, click next.

17.) Click 'Start' and the installation will now begin

This is the deployment summary screen where you should click next (circled).

18.) When installation completes, click 'Next'

This is an image of a completed deployment where you should click (next).

19.) Click 'Next'

This is an image of the support option screen where you can select to send or not send the information in the dialogue box to SAS.

20.) Click 'Finish'

This is an Additional Resources screen where you can click Finish.

21.) To open SAS, launch the program from Start -> All Programs -> SAS -> SAS 9.4

This is an image of an installed SAS program on a Windows device from the start menu.

 

 

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Article ID: 76677
Created
Tue 4/23/19 1:23 PM
Modified
Tue 11/12/19 12:05 PM
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