SAS / Install from an ISO on Windows


  • To provide instruction on installing SAS from an ISO on a Windows computer


  • 336975: SAS
  • Software for Personally Owned Computers
    • Windows


Automatic installation

  • After downloading the SAS ISO, mount the ISO as a virtual CD drive and then run the installer
  1. Close all applications and save your work
  2. Right-click the SAS .ISO file that you saved to your computer
  3. From the short-cut menu, choose Mount 
    • If prompted by AutoPlay, choose Open folder to view files
  4. Open My Computer and locate the drive-letter of the ISO
  5. Double-click the Install64.bat
    • If your operating system is 32-bit, double-click Install32.bat
  6. The installer will run from a command window
    • Do not close the window; it will close automatically when the install is finished
    • It may take more than an hour to complete the install
    • Your computer may reboot numerous times due to prerequisites for SAS being installed
      • Return to Step 2 and restart the process to complete the SAS install


Manual installation

  • Alternatively, to install SAS manually, which allows you to select different installation options, follow these steps.
  1. Right-click the SAS .ISO file that you saved to your computer
  2. From the short-cut menu, choose Mount
    • If prompted by AutoPlay, choose Open folder to view files
  3. Open My Computer and locate the drive-letter of the ISO
  4. Double-click the Setup.exe
  5. On the first setup screen, select the language you would like to use
  6. Click Ok
  7. On the Select Deployment Task screen, select Install SAS Software
  8. Click Next
  9. On the Specify SAS Home screen, leave the default directory location
  10. Click Next
  11. On the Select Deployment Type screen, select Install SAS Foundation and Related Software
  12. Click Next
  13. On the Select Products to Install screen, select the productions you would like to install
  14. Click Next
  15. On the Select SAS Foundation Mode screen, select 64-bit Native Mode
  16. Click Next
  17. On the Select SAS Enterprise Guide Mode screen, select 64-bit Native Mode
  18. Click Next
  19. On the Select SAS Foundation Products screen, you can further customize the SAS products you need to install. Select the desired components, and then click Next
  20. On the Specify SAS Installation Data File screen, leave the directory location specified
  21. Click Next
  22. On the Select Language Support screen, click Next
  23. On the Select Regional Settings screen, select how you would like numbers, dates and times displayed
  24. Click Next
  25. On the Default Product for SAS File Types screen, select SAS Foundation (64-bit)
  26. Click Next
  27. The installer will perform several checks of your system before installation begins
    • Click Next once the system check has been completed
  28. On the Deployment Summary screen, click Start to finish the installation




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