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Disable Desktop Productivity Add-Ins


Question / Problem: 

How to disable Kofax VRS Desktop Productivity Add-Ins for Microsoft Office applications or Windows File Explorer

Answer / Solution: 

By default, Kofax VRS 5.2 installs and enables add-ins for the following Microsoft applications:

  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Word
  • File Explorer

The Microsoft Office add-ins add a Kofax VRS menu with options to Fast Scan, Scan with Preview, and select a scan profile.  The File Explorer Add-In adds Fast Scan and Scan with Preview options to the menu that appears when the user right-clicks on a folder.

To disable a Kofax VRS Desktop Productivity Add-In:

  1. Run VRSAdministrationConsole.exe
  2. Navigate to the Desktop Productivity screen
  3. Uncheck the checkbox for each add-in to be disabled
  4. Click Save


Applies to:  

Product Version
VRS 5.2



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