ScanFlow Add-In overview and installation

Alerts and notices

The GoFileRoom ScanFlow Add-In allows you to do the following:

Additional system requirements

In addition to the system requirements, the use of the ScanFlow Add-In requires the following:

Pre-installation steps

  1. Verify that Acrobat is installed on your workstation.
  2. If Adobe Reader is installed on the machine, uninstall it.
  3. Open Acrobat, choose Help > Repair Installation, and follow the prompts to re-assign file types for Acrobat to use.
  4. Verify that all software and drivers provided by your scanner vendor are installed and restart the workstation.
  5. Create a custom profile for VRS features using the specifications provided by your scanner vendor.
  6. Verify that all GoFileRoom setup steps are complete for the workstation.
  7. Verify that you have installed the latest version of the GoFileRoom Client Add-In.

ScanFlow Add-In installation

You must be part of the Administrators group to perform the following steps.

  1. Click your name in the upper-right corner of the screen and choose ScanFlow from the drop-down list.
  2. In the File Download - Security Warning dialog, click Run.
  3. If an Internet Security Warning dialog appears, click Run.
  4. The InstallShield Wizard will guide you through the remainder of the installation process. Click Finish to complete the installation.
  5. Navigate to C:\Program Files (x86)\GoFileRoom\GFRScanFlow, run the License.exe file as an administrator, enter your firm's ScanFlow License information, and click OK.


    • You can obtain your firm's License information by contact GoFileRoom Support.
    • To access the ScanFlow License dialog at any time, click the Start button in the Windows taskbar and choose All Programs > GoFileRoom > ScanFlow License.
    • Your firm can track which Scan Station licenses are installed on which machines. This information will speed the process in the event that a scan station license needs to be refreshed.

Final configuration steps

  1. Install the GoFileRoom Upload Documents Service on the workstation.
  2. Navigate to C:\Program Files(x86)\GoFileRoom\GFRUploadDocuments\UploadDocuments, run the GfrUploadDocsConfigurator.exe as an administrator, enter your user ID and password, and click Save.
  3. Navigate to the Windows Services screen, right-click the GoFileRoom Upload Documents service, choose Properties, and click the Recovery tab.
  4. Select Restart the Service for the First failure, Second failure, and Subsequent failure drop-down lists, click the Log On tab, verify that the correct credentials appear, and click OK.
  5. Navigate to (x86)\GoFileRoom\GFRUploadDocuments and verify that the UploadDocuments folder is shared to allow all domain users full control access.

    This folder must be shared for the Upload Documents Service to function.

  6. Restart the workstation.

Test ScanFlow

  1. Print two to three barcode cover sheets.
  2. Place the barcode cover sheets on a collection of pages in which you include deliberate errors for ScanFlow to correct, such as upside down pages, backwards pages, blank pages, and so on.
  3. Run through the scanning process using the test documents that you've prepared to verify that the process works without issues.

Note: GoFileRoom Administrators can modify ScanFlow settings in the GFRScanFlow.ini file, located in C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\GoFileRoom\GFRScanFlow (or, in Windows 7, C:\ProgramData\GoFileRoom\GFRScanFlow\GFRScanFlow.ini).

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