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Application Configuration Notes: PDFCreator

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PDFCreator easily creates PDFs from any Windows program. Use it like a printer in Word, or any other Windows application.

PDFCreator is available for download here: http://sourceforge.net/projects/pdfcreator
Setup command line parameters can be found here: http://www.pdfforge.org/content/setup-command-line-parameters
By default, PDFCreator installs a browser toolbar, application updater, and desktop icons.  These can be disabled with the use of switches and a customized .inf file. 

Steps:
  1. Download the most current PDFCreator installer from http://pdfforge.org/products/pdfcreator/download
  2. Using Notepad, create a file containing the following:

    [Setup]
    Lang=english
    Group=PDFCreator
    NoIcons=0
    SetupType=custom
    Components=program,ghostscript,comsamples,helpfiles,helpfiles\english,languages,languages\english
    Tasks=winexplorer
    Printername=PDFCreator
    ServerInstallation=0
    Win9xPrinterdriver=0
    WinNtPrinterdriver=0
    Win2k32bitPrinterdriver=0
    Win2k64bitPrinterdriver=0
    Toolbar=0
    DontUseYahooSearch=0

  3. Save the file as pdfcreator.inf.
    You can generate your own file by running the installer from the command line as follows:
    PDFCreator-1_2_0_setup.exe /SAVEINF="pdfcreator.inf"
  4. Install using the command line for silent installation without toolbar and NoRestart:
    PDFCreator-1_2_0_setup.exe /SILENT /LOADINF="PDFCreator.inf" /NORESTART

  5. The above installation step can also be executed with a batch file containing:
    PDFCreator-1_2_0_setup.exe /SILENT /LOADINF="PDFCreator.inf" /NORESTART
    Save the file as setup.bat.

    Distribute the PDFCreator-1_2_0_setup.exe, pdfcreator.inf and setup.bat files, and install using the setup.bat file. It will install the driver using your specified default settings without prompting the user.
Reference links:
http://wpkg.org/PDFCreator
http://www.mibuso.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=35076&f=5