COAA: Download & Installation for Windows: Read&Write v.11

Installation Instructions

The Read&Write 11 Take Home Version, requires a folder named This is available from the UVa Software Gateway. Once you have the folder, please follow the instructions below to extract and run the program.

Minimum System Requirements:

  • 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster x86-bit or x64bit dual core processor
  • Windows 7 or above
  • 512 MB RAM (1 GB recommended)
  • 2 GB Free Disk Space
  • Speakers, Sound Card, Microphone (for speech input)
  • Internet connection for certain features


  1. Double click the folder that you received for the Read&Write 11 Take Home Version.

  2. Click Extract all files

  3. Select a destination to extract the files – Desktop is recommended

  4. Click Extract

  5. A folder named Setup will be created in the location chosen in Step 3

  6. The folder should open automatically – if not, double click to open

  7. Click the Setup.exe (Application) file
    Windows prompt displaying downloaded setup exe file

  8. The Wise Installation Wizard will now open
    (Important: An internet connection is required)
    Note: If you do not have an internet connection, please contact your institution for further information

  9. When the installation completes, you will see a Read&Write 11 icon on your desktop

  10. Click on the Read&Write 11 icon to start the program

  11. The Read&Write Activation screen will appear, click the Activate button.

    Note: If the Activation Code field is empty, there is no need to enter a code. Clicking Skip Activation will allow 25 usages of Read&Write before the program must be activated.
    Activation dialogue window

    If prompted for an Activation Code, please contact your organization and get the code. Then tick the Activation by telephone box, enter the code. Then click Activate to start Read&Write
    Successful activation confirmation window.

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