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Windows Permissions for Kofax VRS

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Article # 3033017 - Page views: 80

Question

What are the recommended permissions for Kofax VRS on a Windows 8.x and/or Windows 10 system?

 

Answer

The required file, folder, and registry permissions are:

Windows 8.x, 10 (32-bit) Windows 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.

 

Level of Complexity 

Easy

 

Applies to  

Product Version Build Environment Hardware
Kofax VRS 5.2
5.1.2
5.1.1
5.1
ALL ALL N/A

References

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