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Unblock Zip File after downloading files

Question / Problem: 

To prevent potential problems using the extracted files from a ZIP file, it may be necessary to check (set) the Unblock security setting on the Zip file before extracting the zipped files:

Answer / Solution: 

Unblock the zip file by right click, chose properties and check the unblock checkbox. 

Enter How to here:


Installing a our software from a blocked source file can cause different issues in the operation.

Which can be link to licensing , processing ... etc.

In case you have already installed Kofax application especially ShareScan from a blocked source file.

The only way to fix the application if you do the following:


Microsoft recommendation to solve unblock issue:

or if you already extracted the files and you would like to unblock them

  • Click Start, type PowerShell, and then click Windows PowerShell.
  • Find the Folder where the ShareScan installer is eg> C:\Install\ShareScan
  • use the following command at PowerShell application windows to unblock the files reclusively
    • Get-ChildItem -Path 'C:\Install\ShareScan\' -Recurse | Unblock-File




Applies to:  

Product Version

ControlSuite, AutoStore

SafeCom, ShareScan, Equitrac, OM

All versions



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