Minitab 15: Installing and Activating

To install your software:

  1. After you have downloaded your software, the installation wizard is displayed. Click the Next button.
  2. To accept the license agreement, choose the appropriate statement and click the Next button.

    Note If you do not see the license agreement and a 'repair or remove' message is displayed, another version of Minitab is currently installed. You must first uninstall the previous version of Minitab before installing the new license. Click the Cancel button to stop the installation. For instructions on how to uninstall the Minitab program, see Minitab 15: Trial Expired.

    By default, Minitab 15 will install to C:\Program Files\MINITAB 15\. It is strongly recommended that you allow Minitab to install in this directory or the D:\Program Files folder.

  3. To add a shortcut to Minitab 15 on your desktop, check the Yes check box and click the Install button.
  4. If you would like to change any of the settings you have chosen, click on the Back button. Otherwise, continue with the installation.
  5. Once the installation has finished, a window showing Minitab 15 was successfully installed is displayed. Click the Finish button.

To activate your software:

  1. On your desktop, double click the Minitab icon or:
    1. Go to the Start button.
    2. Click Programs.
    3. Locate Minitab and click on it.
  2. Before you can run the program you must enter your Activation Code.

    To get your Activation Code:

    1. Sign in to the website from where you purchased the software.
    2. At the top of the page, click the Your Account link.
    3. In the Order History section, select the Minitab software that you purchased and click the View Details link. The activation code is displayed in the Order Summary section.

  3. Enter your Activation Code in the required field and click the Next button.
  4. Click the Finish button to run your software.
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