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Minitab 16: 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.

    You can update your license period through the single user license utility screen by launching Minitab 16.

  3. If you are not using a trial version:
    1. Enter your Product Key.
    2. Click the Next button.
  4. If you are using a trial version:
    1. Leave the Product Key field blank.
    2. Click the Next button.
    3. When prompted to enter the Product Key, click the No button.
  5. To begin the installation process, click the Install button.
  6. When the installation process is complete, click the Finish button to exit.

To activate your software if a Product Key was not entered during installation:

  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. Select the Activate Minitab 16 e-academy with a Product Key option.

    To get your Product Key:

    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 product key is displayed in the Order Summary section.

     
  3. Enter your Product Key
  4. Click the Next button.
  5. Select Automatic Activation.
  6. Click the Activate button.
  7. When the activation is confirmed, click the OK button.


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