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How to access the PCWorld Digital Magazine Replica Edition on your desktop or laptop PC:
Please activate your account using the form above.
At Zinio, fill out the form to register for your Zinio account. Be sure to use the same email address that you used to activate your PCWorld Digital Magazine account, and remember both the email address and the password you use; you'll need them in Step 5. Once you've filled out the form, click 'Register'.
Once you've successfully registered, you'll be presented with the subscriptions you have available to read. You can click on an issue from the welcome screen to begin reading it, or click on "Your Library" to see your full subscription and issue list. Click on an issue to begin reading it in a new window that will open. Controls will appear at the bottom to help you navigate the issue.
Alternatively, from your desktop or laptop PC, you can download the Zinio Reader application. The Zinio Reader application will allow you to store issues within its library. To download the Zinio Reader application, visit: http://www.zinio.com/www/apps/desktop.jsp. Once the page opens, click on the image that says: "CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD ZINIO READER 4." Once the download is complete, double-click on the file "ZinioReader4.air" in your download bar. Or, locate the file in your downloads folder. Double-click on "ZinioReader4.air," and Adobe Air will open and start the installation process. Confirm the installation, choose your preferences, and accept the Zinio terms and conditions, when prompted during the installation. Once the installation process completes, it will automatically open if you selected that option during installation, otherwise, locate the Zinio Reader 4 application, and double-click on the icon it to open it.
Once the application opens, accept the Zinio Reader License Agreement. After you accept, you will see a screen for logging in to Zinio. Using the email address and password you created earlier when registering at Zinio (in Step 2), sign in. Choose your issue download and notification options. Once your sections are complete, you will see your entire library. Click on an issue to download it and begin reading!