SAS (Statistical Analysis System) software installation guide

Mount the Image

First you’ll want to mount Disk 1 SAS_9BT75K_ds01.iso.

Keep in mind over the course of the install it will request each of these disks, so I would advise you mount all of these at once for convenience.

On Windows 8 and 10, Windows has the built-in ability to mount both ISO disc image and VHD virtual hard drive image files. You have three options. You can:

  • Double-click an ISO file to mount it. This won’t work if you have ISO files associated with another program on your system.
  • Right-click an ISO file and select the Mount option.
  • Select the file in File Explorer and click the Mount button under the Disk Image Tools tab on the ribbon (see screenshots below for examples).
  • Once you’ve mounted the disc image, you’ll see it appear as a new drive under This PC. Right-click the drive and select Eject to unmount the ISO file when you’re done.

Mounting an ISO Image in Windows 7 or Vista

On older versions of Windows, you’ll need a third-party application to mount ISO image files. A good one to use is WinCDEmu, a simple and open-source disc mounting program. It supports ISO files and other disc image formats.

WinCDEmu is even useful on Windows 8 and 10, where it will allow you to mount the BIN/CUE, NRG, MDS/MDF, CCD, and IMG image files that Windows still doesn’t offer built-in support for.

Install WinCDEmu and give it permission to install the hardware driver it requires. After you do, just double-click a disc image file to mount it. You can also right-click a disc image file and click Select drive letter & mount in the context menu.

Installing SAS Software

  1. Open the CD Drive where the ISO has mounted, and select Setup.exe.
  2. This will open the SAS Deployment Wizard, select Language, and then Select Deployment Task. The task you want is End User Tasks Install SAS software.
  3. Press Next and Select Deployment Type Install SAS Foundation and Related Software.
  4. Press Next to the Select Products to Install screen and accept the default selections if you are unsure.
  5. Press Next to the Select SAS Foundation Mode screen and select 32-bit or 64-bit mode. The 64-bit Native Mode is selected by default, and depending on your OS, will likely be correct.
  6. Press Next to the Select SAS Enterprise Guide Mode and select 32-bit or 64-bit mode. Please select the same option as the previous screen (64-bit Native Mode selected by default).
  7. Press Next to the Select SAS Foundation Products screen and accept defaults if you are unsure.
  8. Press Next to the Specify SAS Installation Data File, the default selection is the 64 bit version. Example 64-Bit Path: F:\sid_files\SAS94_9BT75K_70080195_Win_X64_Wrkstn.txt If you need the 32-bit version, select Browse, and choose the 32-bit text document. Example 32-Bit Path: F:\sid_files\SAS94_9BT75K_70007506_Win_Wrkstn.txt
  9. Select Next to the Select Language Support screen and choose the languages you require.
  10. Select Next to the Default Product for SAS File Types screen and select which product will be used to open SAS file types. Ether SAS Foundation or SAS Enterprise Guide, SAS Foundation is chosen by default.
  11. Continue through the wizard to the Checking System screen, where it will scan for available space, and tooling initialization configurations. Continue on to Deployment Summary Stage 1: Installation. Make sure you select the button Start.
  12. If it fails on any steps, for instance sometimes it will fail at installing SAS/GRAPH JAR Files, simply cancel the installation, restart Setup.exe, and choose to continue the deployment. You will then be prompted to insert SAS Software Disk 2. Mount SAS_ds02.iso, if you haven’t already, select Browse, and navigate to the Disk 2 DVD Drive.
  13. After a bit it will prompt for SAS Software Disk 1, SAS Software Disk 2, SAS Software Disk 3, SAS Software Disk 4, SAS Software Disk 5, SAS Software Disk 2, SAS Software Disk 5, and then finally SAS Software Disk 6.
  14. Since it will skip around between several disks, again I strongly recommend you mount all 6 disks at once. Windows will assign a drive to each of these for ease and convenience. As soon as it is complete this will open a Deployment Summary in a web browser tab.

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