Using the services console, Uninstalling kofax document exchange server – Kofax Document Exchange Server 2.5 User Manual

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Kofax Document Exchange Server Installation Guide


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Right-click the status icon to display a menu of commands:



Starts Kofax Document Exchange Server after it has been stopped.



Stops Kofax Document Exchange Server if it is running.



Removes the Kofax Document Exchange Server icon from the notification area, but does

not affect the operation of Kofax Document Exchange Server.


To display the icon again after removing it with the Exit command, select Start |

Programs | Kofax | Kofax Server Monitor.

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 Document Exchange 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 Document Exchange 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 Document Exchange Server

Use Add or Remove Programs in the Control Panel to remove Kofax Document Exchange Server

and all software installed with it.


Uninstalling Kofax Document Exchange Server shuts down the service, logs off any

users, deletes all user data, and reboots the server. If you had saved files and settings that are

preserved during an upgrade, they are also deleted. Make sure that you have backed up your data

and all Kofax Document Exchange Server files are closed before proceeding.