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Software Installation - How To

How do I install Cute PDF 2.8 using Desktop Central?


This document provides steps required to install Cute PDF 2.8 in multiple computers in your network using the Software Deployment feature of Desktop Central.


To install Cute PDF 2.8 in multiple computers in your network, follow the steps given below:

  1. Download the CutePDF zipped file from http://download.cutepdf.com/download/CuteWriter.zip
  2. Save it locally, in your computer

    Note: The file name should be the same as it was when you downloaded it.

  3. Download the script cutepdfinstall.txt
  4. Rename it to cutepdfinstall.vbs
  5. Add the package to Desktop Central. Follow the steps given below:
    1. Select the Software Deployment tab
    2. Click Add Package
    3. Set the package type to MSIEXEC/EXE/ISS/Command
    4. Specify the name of the application as CutePDF
    5. Set the path type to HTTP Path
    6. Upload both the CuteWriter.zip and cutepdfinstall.vbs files
    7. Specify the Installation Command with Switches/Arguments as %windir%\system32\cscript.exe cutepdfinstall.vbs
    8. Click Add Package
  6. Select the package that you added
  7. Click Install/Uninstall Software
  8. Select the required computers
  9. Click Deploy

You have installed CutePDF 2.8 in multiple computers in your network. The settings will reflect in the client computers during the agent's 90-minute refresh cycle, during startup or during logon—whichever takes place earlier.