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Minitab Express Windows Installation Instructions

Step 1: Connect to the software server

Single right mouse click on My Computer (or This PC) and select Map Network Drive.
For the drive letter select S:
For the folder enter \\netspace.wheatonma.edu\shared\software

NOTE: Make sure the slashes are going in this direction \\ and NOT this direction //

Check the box for Connect using different credentials.
Click Finish.
A dialog box will pop up for Enter network credentials.
In the User Name field, enter WC\wXXXXXXXX (replacing wXXXXXXXX with your Wheaton w ID).

NOTE: Make sure the slash is going in this direction \ and NOT this direction /

In the Password field, enter your email password.
Select OK then Finish.
Double click on the Minitab Express folder.
Double click on the PC folder.

Step 2: Install the software

Double click on the file named minitabexpress1.5.1.0multi-usersetup.exe
Respond to popups that ask you to authorize making this change.
Take all the default choices and accept the license agreement.

In the Minitab License Manger Information window:
* License server = license.wheatonma.edu
* Place a check next to Specify Port.
* Port number = 7551
Click Finish when complete.

Step 3: Install updates

Start Minitab Express.
From the File menu, choose Help.
Choose Check for Updates and select the latest update.
Close Minitab Express.
Accept the license and take all the defaults.

Step 4: Register

Open Minitab Express again.
Register using your Wheaton email address.
All done!

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Minitab Express Mac Installation Instructions

Step 1: Connect to the software server

From the Finder menu select the Go heading then select Connect to Server.
In the Server Address: field, enter smb://netspace.wheatonma.edu/shared/software/MinitabExpress/mac then select Connect.
In the Workgroup or Domain field, enter WC
In the Name field, enter your Wheaton w ID using a lowercase w.
In the Password field, enter your email password.
Copy the Minitab_Express_MU_v1.5.1.pkg file to your desktop.

Step 2: Install

Run the package from your desktop by double clicking the icon.
Take the default options and agree to the license.
Select the destination hard drive (your hard drive).

Step 3: Authorize

From the Finder menu select the Go heading then Applications.
Double click Minitab Express.
Choose Specify the license server system.
Enter 7551@license.wheatonma.edu.
After installation, delete the Minitab_Express_MU_v1.5.1.pkg icon from your desktop.
Start Minitab Express.
From the File menu, choose Help.
Choose Check for Updates and select the latest update.
Accept the license and take all the defaults.

See this page for instructions on how to install “regular” Minitab which runs only on Windows

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