Installing Write-N-Cite 4 on a Network

Write-N-Cite 4 for Windows can be installed over a network using the network installation tools available to your technology department.

Below are some installation tips/options that can be used by the technology department.

One option is to use msiexec and run the MSI file. It is located in C:/ProgramData/Downloaded Installations/{ }/Write-N-Cite.msi. For a network install, I would copy that to a network accessible location

You will need to have the Pre-Reqs installed already on the machines and once you have the MSI extracted run the installer silently with the command

>msiexec /i "{path to file}" /q If an administrator installs Write-N-Cite on a computer then Users on that computer should be able to access Write-N-Cite. The user must have write access to the RefWorks install log and the database that is kept in the RefWorks folder. In the registry, users need read & write rights to the HKCU.

If the computers are running 32 bit Office the install log for Write-N-Cite, Write-N-Cite_Install, is located in C:\Program Files(x86)\RefWorks-COS\Write-N-Cite\.

Each user who has a profile on the computer will also have a log file and database file in C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local. If the RefWorks tab is still not displaying for a user this is probably a rights issue. Users will need to have read and write access to their profile folder in C:\Users\. Write-N-Cite uses the User profile folder to store all data. Users will also need to have read access to the HKLM key in order for Write-N-Cite 4 to display within the Word ribbon. The HKLM keys should be located in HKLM/Software/Microsoft/Office/Word/Addins/Write-n-Cite.