Read&Write GOLD Windows Installation Instructions - Article 2761

Read&Write GOLD is literacy software with support tools for reading, writing, research, and studying to help students of all ages succeed independently.

Read&Write GOLD  Windows Installation instructions for Windows 7/Vista/XP:

  1. Download Read&Write GOLD from the ITS Software Download site and double-click ReadWrite10Gold.exe 
  2. Click the “Install” button.  This will unpack and start the installer.

A message may display which is dependent upon the version of Windows you are using and if User Account Control is enabled:

Windows 7 – Click “Yes”


Windows Vista – Click “Continue”


Windows XP – Uncheck the box next to “Protect my computer and data from unauthorized program activity” and click the “OK” button.


When the setup is complete you should receive the message “Read And Write 10 Setup completed successfully.”


First Run Updates:

Read and Write Gold will attempt to update when used for the first time.  Click the “Next” button.

A message may display asking to close Read and Write Gold.  Click “Ok” or manually close Read and Write Gold.

Updates should complete and display the message “Read and Write 10 has been successfully installed.” Click the “Finish” button.

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