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Date:         Tue, 4 Jul 2006 07:18:55 -0500
Reply-To:     "Bauer, John H." <jbauer@SPSS.COM>
Sender:       "SPSSX(r) Discussion" <SPSSX-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         "Bauer, John H." <jbauer@SPSS.COM>
Subject:      Re: AW:      Python not running?
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When you installed ActiveState Python, did you choose to install for a single user, or for all users? I suspect the former. Try installing Python for all users.

As far as I know it is only the ActiveState installer which offers this choice, so other Python users won't have this problem.

-----Original Message----- From: SPSSX(r) Discussion [mailto:SPSSX-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] On Behalf Of Pfister, Rolf Sent: Tuesday, July 04, 2006 4:49 AM To: SPSSX-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU Subject: AW: Python not running?


Can you use SPSS without Python? The error says that SPSS is not licensed! If you don't have a valid license, use the license authorization wizard to get a valid license.

If it's not a license problem, check the requirements of the installation guide "Python plugin for SPSS 14.0.1 - Windows", valid for SPSS 14.0.1 and 14.0.2. You can find it at the Developer Central of the SPSS Website:

Just follow the guide step by step and you will succeed!

Good luck!

Regards Rolf

-----Ursprüngliche Nachricht----- Von: SPSSX(r) Discussion [mailto:SPSSX-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] Im Auftrag von Heiko Klemm Gesendet: Dienstag, 4. Juli 2006 09:43 An: SPSSX-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU Betreff: Python not running?

Dear Lister's

I have trouble using Python to control the Spss processor.

Does anybody have a clue what went wrong? I installed

- Spss 14.0.2 (german version)

- ActivePython 2.4

- Spssaux

- Spssaux2

- Spssdata

- Last three under: C:\Python24\Lib\site-packages

This is the error message I got:

>>Traceback (most recent call last):

>> File "<interactive input>", line 1, in ?

>> File "C:\Python24\lib\site-packages\spss\", line 518, in GetVariableCount

>> StartSPSS()

>> File "C:\Python24\lib\site-packages\spss\", line 154, in StartSPSS

>> raise SpssError,error

>>SpssError: [errLevel 19] SPSS is not licensed (failed to get license for SPSS Base).

Thanx for your ideas...

Heiko Klemm

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