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How do I purchase (register) The Unzip Wizard?

Q: How much does it cost to purchase The Unzip Wizard?

A: There is a one time cost of $16.95 for using The Unzip Wizard on your computer.  You can purchase The Unzip Wizard here at our secure web site with a major credit card.


Q: After I send you my payment for your product, will that annoying registration form keep on popping up? I sure hate to keep being reminded to pay for this program.

A: If you pay by check or money order, then when we receive your payment you will be mailed a password key that will remove the "nag" window. You will not be reminded to pay for the program, since you have already paid for the program! You will have to live with the "nag" screen, however, until your password key arrives. You can speed up the registration process by ordering online at our secure Web site:  Orders placed online are processed within 12 hours.


Q: I want to purchase The Unzip Wizard shareware program, but I'm afraid it won't work since every time I click on and try to open the program, it says, "Your evaluation period has expired".

A: The program indeed works...the problem here is that your evaluation period has expired. When you purchase the program, you will be sent an email which contains a password that can be used to unlock the program, which will convert the demo into a fully licensed version. All "nag" screens (order forms), flashing reminders and expiration messages will then no longer be seen. You can pay for the program at:


Q: I don't have a credit card.  How can I purchase The Unzip Wizard by personal check or money order?

A: To purchase The Unzip Wizard, please print this order form, and mail it to us.  If you wish to purchase both the Unzip Wizard AND the ZIP Wizard as a combination (and save $9.00), use this order form.


Q: I have a credit card, but I don't trust giving it out on the Internet.  Can I phone in my order, instead?

A: If you wish to pay for The Unzip Wizard by credit card, and do not wish to take advantage of our secure online Web site order page ( hint, hint) then you can call him on the phone and he'll be happy to take your money...err...order. There are some restrictions, however, when placing a phone order.

You may also FAX us an order.  Click here for details...



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