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Changing Windows Agent add/remove text and icons

KB # KKB000749

 

 

  • Question 
    We have successfully customized our Windows Agent icons in the system tray. Is there also any way we can re-brand the Agent-related name & icon in Add/Remove programs?

 

  • Answer 

    These elements can be changed via the following registry keys for v5.1-based & K2 v6-based installed Windows Agents but first:

     

    • Changing the Display name of the Windows Agent in Add/Remove Programs

      For K2 v6-installed Agents

      On x86 32-bit Machines

      [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\KA<14 Random Generated digits>]


      On x64 64-bit Machines

      [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\KA<14 Random Generated digits>]

      "DisplayName"="Kaseya Agent" <---- Change this "Kaseya Agent" to your desired text here.


      For v5.1 & G1 v5.2-installed Agents

      On x86 32-bit Machines

      [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{48C76121-4F90-11D5-9884-0050BA85A903}]


      On x64 64-bit Machines

      [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{48C76121-4F90-11D5-9884-0050BA85A903}]

      "DisplayName"="Kaseya Agent" <---- Change this "Kaseya Agent" to your desired text here.

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      Changing the Display icon of the Windows Agent in Add/Remove Programs

      For K2 v6-installed Agents

      On x86 32-bit Machines

      [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\KA<14 Random Generated digits>]


      On x64 64-bit Machines

      [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\KA<14 Random Generated digits>]

      1. Create up to a 48 x 48 desired .ico file.
      2. Place this icon file into an appropriate & desired directory on the managed machine (ie.: C:\kworking\icon.ico).
      3. In RegEdit, navigate to the hive path specified above, and create a new String Value here called "DisplayIcon" if not already present.
      4. For this string's data field, enter the full path for this icon file (ie.: C:\kworking\icon.ico).


      For v5.1 & G1 v5.2-installed Agents

      On x86 32-bit Machines

      [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{48C76121-4F90-11D5-9884-0050BA85A903}]


      On x64 64-bit Machines

      [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{48C76121-4F90-11D5-9884-0050BA85A903}]

      1. Create up to a 48 x 48 desired .ico file.
      2. Place this icon file into an appropriate & desired directory on the managed machine (ie.: C:\kworking\icon.ico).
      3. In RegEdit, navigate to the hive path specified above, and create a new String Value here called "DisplayIcon" if not already present.
      4. For this string's data field, enter the full path for this icon file (ie.: C:\kworking\icon.ico)

     

     

    • Applies To 

      Kaseya v5.1, G1 v5.2, and K2 v6 VSA Software
      Kaseya Windows Agents

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