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Permissions on a Windows 7 - 10 system for Kofax VRS


QAID # 17527 Published

Question / Problem:

What are the recommended permissions for Kofax VRS on a Windows 7 - 10 system?

Answer / Solution:

Windows 7, 8.x, 10 (32-bit) Windows 7, 8.x, 10 (64-bit) Minimum Permissions Required
C:\Program Files\Kofax C:\Program Files (x86)\Kofax Full Control
C:\ProgramData\Kofax C:\ProgramData\Kofax Full Control
C:\Windows\Pixtran C:\Windows\Pixtran Read and write
C:\Windows\Setscan.ini C:\Windows\Setscan.ini Read and write
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Kofax HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Kofax Full Control
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Kofax Image Products HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Wow6432Node\ Kofax Image Products Full Control
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Kofax HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Kofax Full Control
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Kofax Image Products HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Kofax Image Products Full Control
NOTE: If a scan operator is still restricted due to permissions, it is recommended to run a Process Monitor trace to see what is specifically being denied.

Applies to:

Product Version
VRS 4.5