Sample Power 3 “Cannot find a valid license”

Gothenburg University has a site-license for SPSS and SamplePower 3.

At the moment I can deploy SPSS 24 as an unattended silent installation using the following runtime parameters ( – I won’t write the actual authcodes here 🙂 ) – from my PDQ-deploy

msiexec.exe /i “IBM SPSS Statistics 24.msi” AUTHCODE=”xxxxxxxxxxx” COMPANYNAME=”Gothenburg University” ALLUSERS=1 /qn /norestart /log c:tempspss24basic_output.log

But when I attempt to install Sample Power 3 the same way using the same syntax but with the specific authcode for Sample Power 3 – the program “cannot find a valid license” when started.
I know that the authcode is correct – If I do a manual installation and enter the code when prompted for it – the program works fine.

I do find a couple of oddities i the logfile when it comes to the licensing:

… this section here:

Action start 13:22:14: InstallFinalize.
Info 1721.There is a problem with this Windows Installer package. A program required for this install to complete could not be run. Contact your support personnel or package vendor. Action: SPSSlinit_ENG, location: C:Program Files (x86)IBMSPSSSamplePower3, command: “C:Program Files (x86)IBMSPSSSamplePower3spsslinit.exe” -f 9503 -v 3.0 -q
1: LaunchSPSSActivator 2: 0
Action ended 13:22:20: InstallFinalize. Return value 1.

And this one:
Property(S): ISSCRIPT_VERSION_MISSING = The InstallScript engine is missing from this machine. If available, please run ISScript.msi, or contact your support personnel for further assistance.
Property(S): ISVROOT_PORT_NO = 0

I would rather not have to install Sample Power 3 manually on 100 computers, so please, can somebody help me solve this?


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