Getting Started with QuarkXPress CopyDesk 2021

Installation for Windows

To install QuarkXPress CopyDesk for use with the appropriate Windows OS:

  1. Disable any virus protection software. If you are concerned about a virus infecting your computer, run a virus check on the installer file, then disable your virus detection software.

  2. Double-click the installer icon and follow the instructions on the screen.

Performing a silent installation

The silent installation feature lets users install QuarkXPress CopyDesk on their computers over a network without having to follow step-by-step instructions. This feature is useful for large group installations when performing manual installations is cumbersome.

Preparing for silent installation: Windows

To enable Windows users to perform a silent installation on their computers, an administrator must make the following modifications:

  1. Using the local copy of the installer, install QuarkXPress CopyDesk on the local hard disk. The installer creates a "QuarkCopyDesk Setup.xml" file in the folder where the installer is located.

  2. Open the "silent.bat" file in a text editor and make sure the path of the "QuarkCopyDesk Setup.xml" file is in the first line as follows:

    "[network path of setup.exe file] /s /v"/qn ALLUSERS=1"

    "[network path of vcredist_x64.exe file]" /q

  3. Share the folder that contains the installer and the "QuarkCopyDesk Setup.xml" file with users who are licensed to install QuarkXPress CopyDesk.

Silent installation: Windows

To perform a silent installation on Windows, an end user must follow these steps:

  1. Navigate to the shared folder that contains the "QuarkCopyDesk Setup.xml" and "silent.bat" files.

  2. Double-click the "silent.bat" file and follow the instructions on the screen.

Adding files after installation: Windows

To add files after installation:

  1. Double-click the "setup.exe" icon.

    The Setup dialog box displays.

  2. Click Next.

    The Program Maintenance screen displays.

    • Click Modify to choose the files to install. You can install new files or remove previously installed files.

    • Click Repair to correct minor issues related to installed files. Use this option if you experience issues with missing or damaged files, shortcuts, or registry entries.

  3. Click Next.

    • If you clicked Modify in the previous dialog box, the Custom Setup screen displays. Make the appropriate modifications, then click Next. The Ready to Modify the Program screen displays.

    • If you clicked Repair in the previous dialog box, the Ready to Repair the Program screen displays.

  4. Click Install.

  5. Click Finish when the system notifies you that the process is complete.