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NETGEAR ReadySHARE Printer Utility (Install)

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1.36 | Updated: 19 Apr 2017



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To install NETGEAR ReadySHARE Printer Utility (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade NETGEAR ReadySHARE Printer Utility (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall NETGEAR ReadySHARE Printer Utility (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade readyshare-printer-utility -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade readyshare-printer-utility -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure readyshare-printer-utility installed
    name: readyshare-printer-utility
    state: present
    version: 1.36
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'readyshare-printer-utility' do
  action    :install
  version  '1.36'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: readyshare-printer-utility,
    Version: 1.36,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller readyshare-printer-utility
   Name     = 'readyshare-printer-utility'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '1.36'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'readyshare-printer-utility':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '1.36',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install readyshare-printer-utility version="1.36" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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This package was approved by moderator Pauby on 19 Apr 2017.


Screenshot of NETGEAR ReadySHARE Printer Utility

Available on many NETGEAR routers, ReadySHARE USB lets you plug in even more capabilities and convenient features through your router’s USB port. These include USB storage you can wirelessly access at home, free software to easily backup your PC or Mac, wirelessly printing from any PC or Mac and the ability to play, view, listen to, and share your videos, photos, and music on DNLA connected TVs, game consoles, or media players.

The ReadySHARE Printer utility lets you share a USB printer that is connected to a USB port on
your router. You can share this USB printer among the Windows and Mac computers on your

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
$packageName    = 'readyshare-printer-utility' 
$toolsDir       = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$url            = ''
$checksum       = '4C7187D49CD302120EC7EB0A4928E920A57691DBE0651C2862225DBEBF5DDB4A'
$silentArgs     = '/s /v"/qb' 
$validExitCodes = @(0)
$fileLocation   = "$env:ChocolateyInstall\lib\readyshare-printer-utility\tools\ReadySharePrinter_setup_v1.36.exe"

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $packageName
  unzipLocation = $toolsDir
  fileType      = 'ZIP' 
  url           = $url
  checksum      = $checksum
  checksumType  = 'sha256'

Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs 

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $packageName
  fileType      = 'EXE'
  file          = $fileLocation
  silentArgs    = $silentArgs
  validExitCodes= $validExitCodes
  softwareName  = 'NETGEAR USB Control Center'
Install-ChocolateyInstallPackage @packageArgs

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