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Installation of the Windows Print Client Notification Application.

Introduction
It is common to require only the Windows Print Client be installed on workstations and servers in your environment.  There are three methods available as outlined below.

The Print Client is a small application that can be installed on Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2. Windows Workstation Vista, 7/8/10.

Its primary purpose when turned on from the Administrator interface is to send notifications to the user who has just printed for various reasons.

Basic Edition Notifications include:

> Pop-up message for Print Job Confirmation and/or Authentication.

Standard Edition Notifications include all notifications in the Basic Edition and:

> Notification via Windows Trey Icon Pop-Up for Balance information.
> Pop-up message when a Quota has reached a low balance.
> Pop-up message when a Quota balance has run out.
> Pop-up message when a Restriction or Rule has been triggered.
> Pop-up message when a Print Job has been held for release by the Release Station function in the Web Portal.

Premium Edition Notifications include all notifications in the Standard Edition and:

> Pop-up message for Client Billing prompting the user to select a Client or Project to be billed.
> Pop-up message for Client Billing prompting the user to enter a Pin Code or Client/Project to be billed.
> Allow the user to Comment on the print job, Batch Printing, Create a Client/Project, Make a selection in an allowed time. All of these selections can be turned on or off from the Administrator interface.

Diagram of Print Client Flow

Using the Main Installation UI
The primary installation can be used with the following sequence to install only the Print Client.

  1. Launch your Installation on a new workstation, and accept the License Agreement:

  2. Choose 'Workstation' Installation:



  3. Check only the 'Print Client' Feature



  4. Click 'Install':
    This will finish and install only the Print Client Application

 

Using the Main Installation Command Line
The main installation file can also be used to install the print client only by using the following command line:

PrintManagerPlus_9.x.x.x.exe /exenoui /qn INSTALL_CLIENT="1"

For extensive listing and usage of the main installer command line options, please see the article: Unattended Installation of Print Manager Plus from the Command Prompt

 

Using the Print Client Only Installer
This installer is a small, lightweight version of the main install that contains only the print client install. It has no setup or configuration options making it simple even for end users.

  1. Launch your Installation on a new workstation, and accept the License Agreement:
  2. Click 'Install' which will install only the Print Client:

The Print Client Only installer can also use the following silent unattended command:
PrintClient_9.x.x.x.exe /exenoui /qn INSTALL_CLIENT="1"

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