WinZip is a file compression utility that allows users to
"zip" files into archives that have significantly smaller file sizes
than the original files.
If you purchase WinZip directly from the WinZip website, a
registration code is sent to you via email that allows the software to be used
as soon as it is installed.
If you purchased the program from a third-party retailer,
however, you must use an activation code to activate and register the software.
Launch the WinZip program.
A screen will appear, reminding you to register your product
and giving you the option to enter your name and registration information.
Enter your name where prompted.
Enter the activation code that came with your WinZip
installation disc or in the activation information email you received when you
purchased the product.
Click the "Register" button.
Enter all required information when the WinZip Activation
Information screen appears.
This screen collects the information that WinZip Computing
needs to properly register and activate your software.
Click the "OK" button to submit your information.
The WinZip software will transmit your information to WinZip
Computing's activation server, registering your software with the company and
receiving a registration number that it will use to activate your copy of
Check the email address you entered when activating your
copy of WinZip.
A copy of the registration information will be sent to you,
including the registration number that was used to activate your software.
If you need to reinstall WinZip in the future,
use the registration number instead of the activation code.
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