How to Download the Microsoft Office Excel Analysis Toolpak (4 Steps)

By Carol Finch

The Analysis ToolPak is an add-in program that adds advanced statistical functions to Excel, such as variance, correlation, frequency and sampling analysis. Although this program is loaded onto computers as part of an overall Microsoft Office installation, it is not immediately available in Excel, and you must manually load it from the application before you can use it.

Step 1

Open the worksheet in which you want to use the Analysis ToolPak, or create a new worksheet. Click the "File" tab on the top menu and click "Options."

Step 2

Click "Add-Ins" on the side menu in the Options window. Click "Go" in the Manage area at the bottom of the main screen to open the Add-Ins menu.

Step 3

Check the box next to "Analysis ToolPak" and click "OK." If you cannot see the ToolPak listed in the menu, select "Browse" to find it. Click "Yes" if a message asks if you want to install it onto your computer.

Click the "Data" tab on your worksheet. If the ToolPak has been successfully added, you'll see a Data Analysis option in the Analysis group.

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