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The Help Menu

The Help menu provides access to WinZip's® help information, hints and tips, frequently asked questions, and WinZip registration and ordering information. The entries are:

  • Help Contents and Index displays the table of contents and index of WinZip's help. You can browse to the topic you need, look in the help index, or perform a full text search for keywords of interest.
  • Brief Tutorial starts a brief step-by-step tutorial on using WinZip's main features.
  • Frequently Asked Questions helps you get answers to questions you might have. You can choose between the FAQs in the help or a more extensive set of FAQs on the WinZip web site.
  • Hints and Tips displays a help topic that contains miscellaneous hints and tips on how to use WinZip productively.
  • Tip of the Day displays a dialog containing a useful tip about WinZip.
  • Enter Registration Code appears only in the evaluation version of WinZip. Use this entry to register your copy of WinZip after you have purchased a WinZip license.
  • Register WinZip Pro Upgrade appears if you have registered a single-user license for WinZip Standard. Use this entry to register WinZip Pro. (You can read more about WinZip Pro on the WinZip web site.)
  • Upgrade to WinZip Pro appears if you have registered a single-user license for WinZip Standard. Use this entry to upgrade to WinZip Pro. (You can read more about WinZip Pro on the WinZip web site.)
  • License Agreement displays the WinZip License Agreement.
  • Ordering Information displays information from the WinZip help about how to order WinZip.
  • Check for Update causes WinZip to check for the availability of a new final or service release of WinZip. If an update is available, WinZip will display information about the update and provide one-click access to the update download page on the WinZip web site.
  • WinZip Home Page takes you to the WinZip web site.
  • About WinZip displays the WinZip copyright notice, version number, and other information about your installation of WinZip.