Using the services console, Uninstalling kofax front-office server – Kofax Front-Office Server 3.0 User Manual

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Kofax Front-Office Server Installation Guide

Kofax, Inc.


Using the Services Console

You can use the Services console to start and stop the KofaxServer service, or you can configure it
to start manually or automatically. For more information about using the Services console, refer to
its Help.

X To control Kofax Front-Office Server through the Services console


Select Administration Tools | Services. Depending on the version and configuration of
Windows, the Administration Tools are in the Control Panel or Programs.


Locate KofaxServer in the Services console.


Do either of the following to start or stop the Kofax Front-Office Server service:


Right-click KofaxServer and select the command.


Select KofaxServer and use the toolbar buttons.

Depending on the status, you can start, stop, or restart the service. Pause and Resume are
not supported.

X To select automatic or manual startup


Locate KofaxServer in the Services console and do either of the following:


Right-click KofaxServer and select Properties.


Select KofaxServer and click the Properties button in the toolbar.

The KofaxServer Properties window appears.


Select the General tab.


In the “Startup type” field, select Automatic or Manual.

Uninstalling Kofax Front-Office Server

Before uninstalling Kofax Front-Office Server, make sure that you have backed up your data and
closed all Kofax Front-Office Server files.

You must log on to the computer as a user with Administrator rights to uninstall Kofax Front-
Office Server. Use Add or Remove Programs in the Control Panel to remove Kofax Front-Office
Server and all software installed with it.

In a Departmental configuration, uninstalling Kofax Front-Office Server shuts down the service,
deletes all user data from the shared folder, and restarts the server. If you had saved files and
settings that are preserved during an upgrade, they are also deleted.

In an Enterprise configuration, refer to the following sections to remove the server as a node in the



Removing Kofax Front-Office Server Nodes from an NLB Cluster



Removing Kofax Front-Office Server Nodes from an IIS Cluster

Then, uninstall Kofax Front-Office Server using the procedure that follows. Note that the shared
folder containing user data and the configuration file is preserved after uninstalling an Enterprise
server so that you can reinstall Kofax Front-Office Server later.

X To uninstall Kofax Front-Office Server


Open Control Panel from the Windows Start menu.


From Control Panel, select Add or Remove Programs.

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