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Appendix B: Windows Registry Usage

Appendix B: Windows Registry Usage

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Appendix B: Windows Registry Usage

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The QPR 2015.1 Clients installation writes entries to the Windows Registry under the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\QPR Software Plc.\QPR 2015.1 Clients folder. Note that on 64-bit Windows systems the Registry keys are located in the 32-bit portion of the Registry and the root path is HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\QPR Software Plc.\QPR 2015.1 Clients.

The registry keys are as follows:

 

Entry

Value

Example

InstallPath

Indicates where the QPR 2015.1 Clients package is installed.

C:\Program Files (x86)\QPR Software Plc\QPR 2015.1 Clients

Registry entries under \HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\QPR Software Plc.\QPR 2015.1 Clients

 

Entry

Value

Example

EnterpriseArchitect

Indicates whether QPR EnterpriseArchitect is installed.

1

MetricsClient

Indicates whether QPR BizArchitecture Server is installed.

1

ModelingClient

Indicates whether QPR Modeling Client (root feature for both EnterpriseArchitect and ProcessDesigner) is installed.

1

Office2010AddIn

Indicates whether QPR Add-In for Microsoft  Office 2010 is installed.

1

ProcessDesigner

Indicates whether QPR ProcessDesigner client is installed.

1

UserManagementClient

Indicates whether QPR User Management Client is installed.

1

Registry entries under \HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\QPR Software Plc.\QPR 2015.1 Clients\InstalledFeatures

 

The QPR 2015.1 Servers installation writes entries to the Windows Registry under the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\QPR Software Plc.\QPR 2015.1 Servers folder.

The registry keys are as follows:

 

Entry

Value

Example

ScriptPath

Indicates where the QPR Portal binaries and scripts are installed.

C:\inetpub\wwwroot\QPR2015-1\Portal

InstallPath

Indicates where the QPR 2015.1 Servers package is installed.

C:\Program Files\QPR Software Plc\QPR 2015.1 Servers

WebContentsPath

Indicates where the QPR Web Application Server's web contents (HTML and related files) are installed.

C:\inetpub\wwwroot\QPR2015-1

Registry entries under \HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\QPR Software Plc.\QPR 2015.1 Servers

 

The following table lists the values for the servers:

 

Entry

Value

Example

BAServer_x64

Indicates whether QPR BizArchitecture Server is installed.

1

FoundationServer_x64

Indicates whether QPR Foundation Server is installed.

1

MetricsServer_x64

Indicates whether QPR Metrics Server is installed.

1

WASScripts_x64

Indicates whether a QPR Web Application Server's scripts (ISAPI DLL and CGI binary) are installed.

1

WASServer_x64

Indicates whether QPR Web Application Server and plugins running on it are installed.

1

WASWebContents

Indicates whether QPR Web Application Server's Web Contents are installed.

1

WebServices_x64

Indicates whether QPR Web Services Server is installed

1

Registry entries under \HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\QPR Software Plc.\QPR 2015.1 Servers\InstalledFeatures

 

QPR Add-In for Microsoft Office installation requires Registry keys in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\[Wow6432Node\]Microsoft\Office\[12.0 or 14.0 depending on the Office version]\User Settings and their relative counterparts under the HKEY_CURRENT_USER hive.

 

Installers also write entries related to shortcuts to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\QPR Software Plc.\QPR 2015.1 Servers\Shortcuts and HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\QPR Software Plc.\QPR 2015.1 Clients\Shortcuts. These should not be modified to ensure proper software functionality.

 

In addition, the Windows Installer engine creates various entries that are necessary for uninstallation and upgrades.