How do I install Read and Write Gold on my Computer?



All faculty, staff and students have the ability to install R&W Gold on their UNCW-Owned Windows PC.

UNCW Owned:

  1. Access Software Center by clicking the Start button, type “software” and/or select the Software Center icon.

    Software Center icon
  2. Navigate to the "Applications" tab and select "Read and Write 11".

    Read and Write Application icon
  3. Select "Install".

    Read and Write Installation
  4. After successful installation, the Read & Write icon will appear on the desktop.

    Read and Write Desktop icon



*Please note: To install Read & Write Gold, you need to have administrative rights to your machine.


  1. Click here to download the Read & Write Gold Installer. You will need to type in your UNCW Account username and password to start the download.
  2. Once downloaded, navigate to your download location. Right-click and extract to unzip the contents of the folder. The unzipped files are: "Setup.exe" and "Setup.ini".
  3. Double-click "Setup.exe" to begin installation.

    Read and Write Installation
  4. After installation is complete, double-click the desktop shortcut.

    Read and Write Desktop Shortcut
  5. The Read & Write Activation window will appear, click "Activate".

    Read and Write Activation Panel
  6. Installation and activation of Read & Write Gold is now complete.

    Activation Successful


If you need further assistance, please contact the TAC at 910-962-4357, or submit a service request.


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