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Should I remove I.R.I.S. OCR?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
19% remove it81% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #330
United States Rank #184
Reach 2.2884%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.08 days
651.45 days >
Average installed length: 342.29 days


VersionDistribution 91.88%
12.3.4 8.12%

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What is I.R.I.S. OCR?

HP regularly partners with IRIS to provide additional scanning functionality from your desktop. Image recognition integrated systems (IRIS) provides text recognition and document management solutions for HP PCs and printers/scanners and is typically pre-installed or comes with the printer/scanner software package.


I.R.I.S. OCR is a software program developed by Hewlett-Packard. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package is about 2.51 MB (2,633,728 bytes) when donwloaded. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 73% of users of I.R.I.S. OCR come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Israel.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.irislink.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\windows live\remoteactivex
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{CA6BCA2F-EDEB-408F-850B-31404BE16A61}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.51 MB
Language: English (United States)

How do I remove I.R.I.S. OCR?

Quickly and completely remove I.R.I.S. OCR from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall I.R.I.S. OCR from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program I.R.I.S. OCR, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove I.R.I.S. OCR.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 19%
Keep it 81%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.94%
Windows 8 13.68%
Windows Vista 8.61%
Windows XP 7.76%
Windows Server 2003 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.61%
Windows 7 Professional 14.18%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.14%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.65%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.81%
Windows 8 4.42%

Distribution by countryGeography

72.55% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 72.55%
  Germany 5.67%
  Israel 3.81%
  Canada 2.77%
  United Kingdom 1.33%
  Brazil 1.16%
  Australia 1.07%
  Netherlands 0.96%
  Italy 0.92%
  France 0.77%
  Belgium 0.70%
  Switzerland 0.61%
  Taiwan 0.51%
  Mexico 0.47%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.67%
Dell 21.21%
Acer 9.63%
Toshiba 6.81%
ASUS 6.24%
Lenovo 4.78%
Sony 3.36%
Intel 2.36%
Samsung 2.30%
American Megatrends 1.87%
Medion 1.83%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.05%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.20%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 1.65%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 1.54%
Dell XPS 8300 1.22%
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 1.14%

About Hewlett-Packard

HP provides products, software solutions and services to consumers, from enterprises to consumers including customers in the government, health and education sectors.
Publisher URL: www.hp.com


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