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.

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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.





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
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  • 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?
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