Minitab Installation Instructions for Windows



Please Note: This license is a floating network license. Minitab will run only while the machine it is installed on is attached to the Clemson network.  If you are off campus, you will need to VPN into Clemson. 

For general instructions on installing Minitab on Windows 10, click here:

  • Click File Explorer
  • Select This PC in the Left-hand Navigation Pane. If your Navigation Pane is missing, Click View Tab at the top and Click Navigation Pane.
  • Click Computer Tab in the Ribbon. If you would like your Ribbon to stay open Double Click Computer Tab.
  • Then click Map Network Drive.
  • Select the drive letter you wish to map the group storage to. 
  • In the folder section type: \\\software\minitab for your access to Clemson software.
  • Click Finish to map the drive. 

Now, from your Windows Explorer,  you should see the Minitab folder of the Software drive. 

Click on Windows, then the newest (highest) version number. 

Click on the application file. Click Run.

It will ask "This file is from an untrusted location. Are you sure you want to run it?"  Answer Yes

On Welcome to Minitab Setup, select your language and click Next

On the next Welcome to Minitab Setup, click Next.

Click on "I accept..." and click Next.

Click on Activate with a license and then click Next.

Click on License Server, enter


Port: 28003

and click Next.

On Destination Folder, click Next.

On Ready to install Minitab, click Install.

It may say "We can't verify who created this file. Are you sure you want to run this file?"  Click on Run.

When it completes, click Finish.

It may say you must restart your computer for the configuration changes to take effect. Either click Yes to restart now, or No to restart later (if you don't need Minitab right away).


If you have more questions, email or call 864-656-3494.

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