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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

·  EQS 6.2 Installation Procedures for Windows 8

·  Unidentified Developer in Mac in Installation?

·  Why does EQS not launch?

·  EQS Help doesn't work in Windows Vista

·  Ordering Instructions 

·  Data and Models Supported by EQS 

·  Hardware and Software Requirements

·  License Number

·  Mainframe Licenses for EQS

·  Network License for EQS

·  Operating System Migration 

·  Purchase Orders 

·  Sample Size Limitations

·  SPSS File Import Capability

·  Bibliographical Citation

·  Technical Support

 

Unidentified Developer in Mac Installation?

When you encounter the message  "SetupEQSIRTMac.pkg" can't be opened because it is from an unidentified developer.", it is blocked by the security feature of the Mountain Lion in Mac OS X.  Please see the attached document for solutions.

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Why does EQS not launch?

There is one additional step to make EQS compatible with Windows 7, 8, and 10.  First of all, you must have admin privilege to run EQS on your Windows although you don't need to login to the administrator's account.  Here is the procedure

1.  Right click on EQS 6.3 for Windows icon on your desktop.

2. Choose Properties from the pull down menu bar.

3.  Click on Compatibility tab and check on "Run this program as an administrator" at the bottom.

4.  Click the OK button to activate the change.

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Starting with Windows Vista, the Windows Help program is no longer included as a feature of Windows. Unfortunately, EQS 6.1 for Windows uses this help program to access its help file.  Here are the procedures of how to download and install Windows Help program from Microsoft Download Center.

1)  Go to this link for Windows Vista or this link for Windows 7. You will be given a web page titled “Windows Help Program (WinHlp32.exe) for Windows Vista (or 7)”.  Click the <CONTINUE> button to validate the authenticity of your Windows.

2)  An Genuine Windows Validation dialog box will appear.  Follow the instruction to validate your Windows.

3)   After your Windows is validated, you will see a download button.  Click on the button with “Windows6.0-KB917607-x86.msu” for Windows Vista.

4)  The program will download and you have to install it.  Once the installation is complete, you will be able to read the Help files in EQS.

 

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EQS SOFTWARE ORDERING INSTRUCTIONS
EQS software can be ordered by any of the following methods:

·  PURCHASE ORDER - Fax an official purchase order to (818) 906-8205, or mail it to: Multivariate Software, Inc., 15720 Ventura Blvd., suite 306, Encino CA 91436-2989

·  ONLINE ORDER - Visit Multivariate Software Online store to order EQS products.

·  EQS ORDER FORMS - Download EQS order forms.

 

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DATA AND MODELS SUPPORTED BY EQS SOFTWARE
EQS will run just about any data.  Please send specific data questions about particular models  to support@mvsoft.com
 

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__ HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS

Windows:

  • IBM PC 486, Pentium, or compatibles.
  • At least 8 MB of RAM.
  • At least 15 MB of free disk space.
  • MS Windows XP, Vista and 7 and 8
  • 32 bit and 64 bit

 

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WHERE IS MY LICENSE NUMBER?
Your license number can be found in the program.  Go to help -> about EQS for Windows.  The serial number at the bottom of the box is your license number.  If you have difficulty finding it, please send us an email asking for your license number.

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UNIX LICENSE FOR EQS

EQS software can be installed on a LINUX operating systems running on Intel processor.  Items come with a LINUX license include a text-based EQS program and program manual in PDF format.

PLATFORMS SUPPORTED BY EQS SOFTWARE

  • LINUX on Inter processor
  • MS Windows Windows 95, 98, 2000, ME, NT, XP, and Vista 

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NETWORK LICENSE FOR EQS

EQS can be installed on Windows NT or Novell networks, or any other comparable network.  However EQS is licensed to the USER, not the terminal and may only be used by the licensed user at the licensed site.  A network or multi-user license is necessary for installation of EQS on a network.  Please contact Multivariate Software for more details.

EQS for computer lab license includes EQS software, one (1) EQS program manual and one (1) EQS user’s guide. Additional program manuals and user’s guides are available for purchase.

NON-RENEWABLE NETWORK LICENSE
Includes free updates within version 6. Does not include upgrade to next major version.

ANNUAL RENEWABLE NETWORK LICENSE
Valid renewable license receives free upgrades to all new software versions.  Requires annual renewal.

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OPERATING SYSTEM MIGRATION

Licensed EQS users can migrate to a different operating system. 
Click here for prices and details __

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PURCHASE ORDERS

Educational institution purchase orders may be faxed to (818) 906-8205 or mailed to:

Multivariate Software Inc.
15720 Ventura Blvd. Suite 306 
Encino, CA 91436-2989
USA

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Q – ARE THERE ANY SAMPLE SIZE LIMITATIONS IN EQS?
The sample size restriction in EQS for Windows 5.7b is about 8000 cases when using EQS data reader (*.ess format).  However, there is no limit when reading the raw data directly to EQS input statement.  There is no real limit with EQS for Windows 6.0 either in ess or raw data format.

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SPSS FILES AND EQS

EQS for Windows version 5.6 and higher imports SPSS files directly.  

 

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BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION FOR EQS MANUALS

EQS 6 for Windows User's Guide                                                        Multivariate Software, Inc. book by Peter M. Bentler & Eric J.C. Wu (2002)

EQS 6 STRUCTURAL EQUATIONS PROGRAM MANUAL                        Multivariate Software, Inc. book by Peter M. Bentler (2000-2008)

 

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EQS 6.2 Setup Procedures for Windows 8

Windows 8 has changed its primary Windows look and feel and many other things internally that has caused some difficulties in setting up EQS 6.2.  We prepare an additional EQs 6.2 setup procedures so that you can install EQS.  Please see the following two documents to help you install EQS on Windows 8. 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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