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NETGEAR ReadySHARE Printer Utility (Install)


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This package was approved by moderator Pauby on 4/19/2017.

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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

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

C:\> choco install readyshare-printer-utility

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

C:\> choco upgrade readyshare-printer-utility


  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $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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