Desktop Central 7


Download Service Packs

Note: If you are new to Desktop Central, download the Complete EXE. No need to download Service Pack separately.

We recommend users to move to the latest version, Desktop Central 7 build #70001 (How can I find my Build number?)

Migrate from
Build 60001, 60002, ... 60122
to Build 60200
Migrate from
Build 60201, 60202, ......, 60232
to Build 60300
Migrate from
Build 60301, 60302, ......, 60349
to Build 70001 Upgrade to Desktop Central 7
Customers using builds 60001 to 60122 can install this Service pack for migrating to build 60200 to address the listed issues. Customers using builds 60201 can install this Service pack for migrating to the latest build to address the listed issues. Customers using builds 60301 and above can install this Upgrade Pack for migrating to Desktop Central 7
Download Service Pack 2 Service pack
How to Install | README
Download Service Pack 3 Service pack
How to Install | README
Download Upgrade Pack Upgrade pack
How to Install | README

Instructions to Apply Service Packs & Hot Fixes

  1. Shut down Desktop Central. (either through Start --> Programs -->ManageEngine Desktop Central 6--> Stop Desktop Central or Right click Desktop Central logo on the Notification area of Task bar and click Shut down Server)
  2. Important: Take a backup of the Desktop Central installation directory (<Install_Dir>/DesktopCentral_Server) to avoid any data loss during the upgrade process.
  3. Execute the UpdateManager.bat file present in the <Desktop Central_Home>/bin directory.
  4. Click "Browse" and select the.ppm file that you have downloaded.
  5. Click "Install" to install the service pack. This may take few minutes depending on the amount of data that needs to be migrated.
  6. Wait until the service pack / hotfix is fully installed.
  7. Click "Close" and then click "Exit" to exit the Update Manager tool.
  8. Start the Desktop Central.

Troubleshooting Tips

In some rare scenarios, you might get an error while starting Desktop Central after upgrading to version 7 as "Failed to start Desktop Central Service". Follow the steps below to resolve:

  1. Restart the computer where Desktop Central Server is installed.
  2. Open a command prompt and change directory to <DesktopCentral_Server>/bin directory.
  3. Execute the script as below:
    DCService.bat -i
  4. Start the Desktop Central Server.

How do I find out my build number?

Log in to the Desktop Central web client, and click the "About us" link in the top pane. You will find the build number mentioned below the version number. This is the build number of the currently installed Desktop Central. 

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