WordPerfect Office IFilter - Release Notes

Minimum system requirements

Overview

The WordPerfect Office IFilter is a program that allows multiple search engines to index and search from within WordPerfect and Quattro Pro document formats.

The following file extensions are registered automatically for the IFilter:

When installed, the WordPerfect Office IFilter is used by the compatible search engines to index the content of the supported documents stored at specified locations and directories specific to the particular indexing server. The WordPerfect Office IFilter conforms to the specifications to work with Microsoft® Index Server as well as other IFilter-compatible search engines. The WordPerfect Office IFilter can be installed and used regardless of whether WordPerfect Office is also installed on that computer.

This setup also adds the following features when installed on SharePoint document-management systems:

Functionality

WordPerfect documents

Known limitations

Quattro Pro documents

Known limitations

SharePoint content-server setup

Click here for instructions on setting up the WordPerfect Office IFilter with various search engines, such as Microsoft SharePoint Server 2007, Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 and Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013.

Installation instructions

Prerequisites:

Note: You can only install the 32-bit version on 32-bit operating systems. On 64-bit operating systems, however, installing both 32-bit and 64-bit versions ensures WordPerfect Office IFilter works with all installed search engines.

Additional notes for SharePoint-based installations:

To install WordPerfect Office IFilter

For CD- or DVD-based installations from WordPerfect Office:

  1. Insert the CD/DVD in the CD/DVD drive.
    If the initial screen does not appear automatically, click Start on the Windows taskbar, click Run or use WIN-R to access Run dialog box, and type D:\Setup\Setup.exe (where D is the letter that corresponds to the CD/DVD drive).
  2. Follow the instructions in the setup.

For Internet-downloaded installations:

  1. Double-click the downloaded executable.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • Windows 7, if the User Access Control dialog box appears, click Yes (Windows 7) or Continue (Windows Vista).
    • On Windows XP, if the Security Warning dialog box appears, click Run to continue.
  3. Follow the instructions in the setup.

To uninstall WordPerfect Office IFilter

On Windows XP or Windows Server 2003:

  1. On the Windows taskbar, click Start > Control Panel.
  2. Double-click Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Choose WordPerfect Office IFilter from the list in the Add or Remove Programs dialog box, and click Change/Remove.
  4. When the setup appears, enable the Remove option.
  5. Click Next to proceed with the uninstallation.

On Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, or Windows Server 2008 R2:

  1. On the Windows taskbar, click Start > Control Panel.
  2. Click Uninstall a program under Programs.
  3. Double-click WordPerfect Office IFilter on the Uninstall or change a program page.
  4. Follow the uninstallation instructions in the setup.

On Windows 8.1/8, Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2012 R2:

  1. With a mouse, move your pointer into the upper-right or lower-right corner, and then move it up or down to click Search.
  2. Type Control Panel in the search box, and press Enter.
  3. Click Uninstall a program under Programs.
  4. Double-click WordPerfect Office IFilter on the Uninstall or change a program page.
  5. Follow the uninstallation instructions in the setup.

Note: If you have both the 32-bit and 64-bit versions of the WordPerfect Office IFilter installed and remove one version, you must repair or reinstall the remaining version.