/build/static/layout/Breadcrumb_cap_w.png

Software Deployment Question


Software deployment on KoFax Power PDF (formally Nuance Power PDF)

10/23/2019 1164 views

I'm having issues trying to deploy Power PDF within KACE.  Here is the command line that I use.  msiexec /i /qn "Kofa_Power_PDF_Advanced.msi" SSETPRODEFVIEWER="1".

The SSETPRODEFVIEWER is the command to set as the default viewer for PDF files.  Other than that it should work. I've noticed this posting back in 2014 https://www.itninja.com/software/nuance-communications-inc/nuance-power-pdf-advanced/1-14104

Other than that, that's all I see. I was wondering if anybody else is having an issue deploying Power PDF within Kace.

0 Comments   [ + ] Show comments

Comments


All Answers

1

Is your software being installed correctly?


Or is this an issue with setting the PDF as default?


I'm saying this because setting a software by default via CMD has become... very troublesome in Windows 10 1809 and 1903.

https://community.spiceworks.com/topic/2215744-default-pdf-setting-back-to-edge-win-10-1903

https://community.spiceworks.com/topic/2213731-windows-10-keeps-resetting-default-apps-to-edge

https://community.spiceworks.com/topic/2212967-windows-10-v1809-default-pdf-app-keeps-resetting

https://www.tenforums.com/software-apps/131330-why-does-my-default-app-revert-back-ms-default.html



I would suggest using GPO or a separate Powershell Script to set Default associations with INSERT SOFTWARE NAME here.



Answered 10/23/2019 by: Channeler
Red Belt

  • Well, the software is not even being pushed to the client. So, I'm not sure that it's been installed correctly.
    I might take your advice and have the software installed through GPO.
    • You should be able to install it via KACE Scripts or Managed Install.

      Could you post a screenshot showing how is the Managed Install or Script currently configured?
 
This website uses cookies. By continuing to use this site and/or clicking the "Accept" button you are providing consent Quest Software and its affiliates do NOT sell the Personal Data you provide to us either when you register on our websites or when you do business with us. For more information about our Privacy Policy and our data protection efforts, please visit GDPR-HQ