How-To Install SAS 9.3 on Windows 7

The procedure is meant to be performed by an ITC.

Statistical Analysis System language (SAS) is a statistical and matrix handling language with PL/I-like syntax. This installation is the language and its current tool set as released by the SAS Institute.

The following procedure must be done while logged-on as an administrator.

      1. Right-click on Start and select Open Windows Explorer. From there select Computer and pull-down Map network drive

File Explorer popup

      2. Select a drive and type-in \\sis-su\sas$ for the folder location. Then, click Finish.

Network Drive  popup

      3. Drag the resulting SAS9_3 folder to your desktop or other convenient local folder.

SAS 9_3 Folder icon

      4. The download takes some time. Wait.

Download popup

      5. In the local folder, double-click on setup.

Files showing setup file

      6. You'll get a pop-up for "Choose Language." English is the default. Click OK.

Language selection popup

      7. On the SAS Deployment Wizard page, keep Install SAS software selected. Click Next.

Selection popup page...SAS Deployment Wizard

      8. Accept the default directory. Click Next.

SAS Home selection popup

      9. On the next page, keep Install SAS Foundation and Related Software selected. Click Next.

Deployment Type popup

      10. Accept the default fo Select Products to Install. Click Next.

Software selection check-off page

      11. For Select SAS Enterprise Guide Mode select 64-bit Native Mode and click Next.

32 or 64 bit version

      12. Accept the default selection for Select SAS Foundation Products and click Next.

foundation products selection

      13. Check the license information (your expiration date should be different from the example) and click Next.

Path selections for products

      14. Click Clear All for English only and, if neccessary, select additional applicable languages, then click Next.

Language support selection

      15. For Select Regional Settings click Next for US English.

Regional Settings selection

      16. Select Use the recommended Java Runtime Environment and click Next.

Java Runtime selection

      17. After the system checking is done, click Next to setup installation.

System check

      18. Click Start to install.

Start installation

      19. You'll likely to be asked to reboot. Delay the reboot and click Cancel.

Reboot popup, select cancel

      20. The installation resumes. Click Stop to exit the installer. Now, click Yes to close the installion and reboot the station.

Stop installation popup, select yes

      21. The system reboots. On the return, click again on setup.exe (from step 5 with repeated steps)

      22. Finally, click Next to complete setup.

Deployment complete popup

      23. Select Do Not Send and click Next.

Select Support popup

      24. Click Finish.

Finish option popup