Host Parameters

You can run the Host executable file C:\Program Files\Remote Utilities—Host\rutserv.exe using command line parameters.

Important! Commands must be executed as an administrator.


rutserv.exe -parameter_name


  • -silentinstall—install the Host service.
  • -silentuninstall—uninstall the Host service.
  • -firewall—integrate with the Windows Firewall.
  • -start—start the Host.
  • -stop—stop the Host.
  • -config—open the Host settings window.
  • -printerinstall—install virtual printer.
  • -printeruninstall—uninstall virtual printer.
  • -restart—restart Host service.
  • -deletesettings—wipe (reset) the Host settings without uninstalling the Host.

Example 1

Start the Host on the remote PC:

rutserv.exe -start

Example 2

Reset the Host settings without uninstalling Host:

rutserv.exe -deletesettings
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