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SAS Installation Guide for Windows

This document describes the process for installing SAS and SAS Enterprise Guide on a Windows machine.

Before You Get Started

You must have administrative / install privileges on your computer before installing SAS. Coordinate with your local IT help desk if you do not have these privileges.

You must also have the 64-bit version of the Oracle client installed on your machine. If you do not have the client installed on your machine, follow the instructions located here: Downloading and Installing Oracle Client. If you are unsure if you have the correct version installed, follow the instructions located here: Testing an Oracle Database Connection to InfoAccess.

Setting Up SAS

  1. Download and extract the SAS installer and SAS SID files from the Campus Software Library . You will be using the 25 GB ZIP archive first.

  2. In the extracted installer folder, open setup.exe.

  3. Select English and click OK.

  4. Select Install SAS software and click Next.

  5. Select Install SAS Foundation and Related Software and click Next.

  6. In the product list, mark the following additional products:

    • SAS Drivers for JDBC

    • SAS Drivers for ODBC

    • SAS/CONNECT Driver for Java

    • SAS/SECURE Client Components

  7. Check any other products you want to install on your computer and click Next.

  8. Select 64-bit Native Mode and click Next.

  9. Select 64-bit Native Mode and click Next.

  10. Click Next.

  11. Click Browse and navigate to the SAS_<year>_SID folder extracted in step 1. Navigate to the correct version (e.g. 9.4) and select the appropriate license text file (e.g. Win_Wkrstn for a 32-bit Windows client, Win_X64_Wkrstn for a 64-bit Windows client). Click Open then Next.

    NOTE: Do not use the SID files in the installer folder itself! These are out of date and will not properly activate SAS.

  12. Click Clear All if you do not want additional language support installed. Click Next.

  13. Select SAS Enterprise Guide (64-bit) and click Next.

  14. Let the system check run (approx. 3 minutes) and click Next.

  15. Click Start to start installation. This can take up to 20 minutes to complete. Once done, click Next.

  16. Click Finish.


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