URLs Used By Read&Write For Windows

Below are the URLs that are used by Read&Write for Windows that you may need to whitelist on your firewall and proxy:-

 

Note: Whitelisting the top level domain *.texthelp.com will allow access for all .texthelp.com URLs listed below. 

https://licensing.texthelp.com

https://readwrite.texthelp.com

https://rw.texthelp.com

https://factmapper.texthelp.com

https://translateus.texthelp.com/

https://translateuk.texthelp.com/ 

https://login.texthelp.com

https://ist.texthelp.com

https://support.texthelp.com

https://www.texthelpdownloads.com

https://rwwindows-webservices-3.texthelp.com

https://rwwindows-checkit.texthelp.com

https://rwwindows-webservices-7.texthelp.com

https://ssl.google-analytics.com/collect

https://speechstreamtoolbar.speechstream.net

https://speechstreamservices.speechstream.net

http://timestamp.digicert.com

use.typekit.net 

Note: These URLs are required for Picture Dictionary

*.widgit.com

*.symwriter.com 

https://point.widgit.com/point.php

Note: These URLs are for providers that are used for signing into Read&Write for Mac and Windows. URLs for providers that are not used can be ignored

https://login.microsoftonline.com

https://www.linkedin.com/

https://www.facebook.com

https://twitter.com

https://accounts.google.com


Configuring Read&Write for Windows to work with Proxy Servers

It may be required to configure Read&Write for Windows to work with your proxy server to enable certain online features as well as licencing.

To configure Read&Write for Windows follow the steps below:

  • Locate the ReadAndWrite.exe.config file in the installation path of the Read&Write install

    • C:\Program Files (x86)\Texthelp\Read And Write 12

  • Copy this file to your desktop

  • Open the copied ReadAndWrite.exe.config in notepad

  • Modify the <system.net> section as per below to add your proxy address

<system.net>

    <defaultProxy enabled="True" useDefaultCredentials="True">

      <proxy usesystemdefault="True" proxyaddress="[Your proxy address]" bypassonlocal="True" />

    </defaultProxy>

  </system.net>

  • Finally copy this file back to the installation path of the Read&Write install

    • C:\Program Files (x86)\Texthelp\Read And Write 12

  • Note for network deployments, this file can be pushed out using your preferred method