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Should I remove Nuance PaperPort 12?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,068
United States Rank #681
Reach 0.8318%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.07 days
592.00 days >
Average installed length: 311.05 days


12.1.0006 8.13%
12.1.0005 12.27%
12.1.0004 0.04%
12.1.0003 0.69%
12.1.0001 0.36%
12.1.0000 74.87%
12.0.0001 1.35%
12.0.0000 2.30%

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Nuance PaperPort 12

What is Nuance PaperPort 12?  (from Nuance Communications)

PaperPort 12 the world's favorite document management software for the PC, is the fastest and easiest way for home users to scan, organize, find and share documents and photos. It combines the power of document scanning services, the efficiency of digital desktop organization and search, and the convenience of high-qua...  Read more


Nuance PaperPort 12 is a program developed by Nuance Communications. The most used version is 12.1.0000, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The main program executable is KillPaperPort.exe. The software installer includes 114 files and is usually about 658.34 KB (674,144 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 68% of users of Nuance PaperPort 12 come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nuance.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Nuance\PaperPort\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{6C0A559F-8583-4B5A-8B50-20BEE15D8E64}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 658.34 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Nuance PaperPort 12

Program executable:KillPaperPort.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Dell Printers\Dell 1355 Multifunction Color Printer\PaperPort\KillPaperPort.exe
Additional files:
  • AppDomainLoader.dll - Nuance OmniPage Capture SDK (XPSFACTORYWRAPPER.DLL)
  • AppHelper.dll
  • AppProductConfig.dll
  • AppUtils.dll - AppUtils Dynamic Link Library
  • AppUtilsRes.dll
  • atm2lll.dll
  • bnt.dll
  • CRX.dll
  • Defaults.dll
  • FireWrx.dll
  • FireWrx2.dll
  • FireWrx3.dll
  • FireWrx4.dll
  • FmxLFR.dll
  • FmxOcrA.dll
  • FmxVirt.dll
  • Formatter.dll
  • cpres.dll - Copy Protection (CP (All languages) resource dll)
  • AolPub.exe - PaperPort (PaperPort AOL Publisher)
  • AppRes.dll - PaperPort Resources
  • BindRes.dll - PaperPort Resources 2
  • CheckPPFolders.exe - CheckPPFolders
  • CheckPPItem.exe - CheckPPItem
  • CSDKGlue.dll - CSDKGlue
  • CustomActions.exe - CustomActions
  • CustomActionsDLL.dll
  • CustomActionsM.exe
  • DeskDelivery.exe - DesktopDelivery
  • drivesup.dll - Support Services for PaperPort Driver
  • drvsupn.dll
  • EditStorage.dll - PaperPort EditStorage Module
  • FeatureSwitch.dll - FeatureSwitch
  • Fldfindr.dll - Form Typer field finder
  • Fmsettin.dll - Scan Settings DLL
  • IndexSearch.exe - PaperPort IndexSearch
  • MaxRes.dll - PaperPort Basic Resources
  • PDFProFiltSrvPP.exe - PDFPro IFilter Service
  • pptd40nt.exe - PaperPort Print to Desktop for NT
  • XMaxUtil.dll - PaperPort Utilities Library
  • BCGCBPRO1100.dll (by BCGSoft Ltd) - BCGControlBar Professional Dynamic Link Library (BCGControlBar Professional DLL)
  • BliceCtr.dll (by Black Ice Software) - Black Ice Software, Inc. blicectr (Blicectr.dll for the 7.0 drivers)
  • BCGPStyle2007Aqua110.dll (by BCGSoft Co Ltd) - BCGSoft Office 2007 Style (Office 2007 (Aqua) style resource library)
  • BCGPStyle2007Luna110.dll (by BCGSoft Co Ltd) - Office 2007 (Blue) style resource library
  • BCGPStyle2007Obsidian110.dll - Office 2007 (Black) style resource library
  • BCGPStyle2007Silver110.dll - Office 2007 (Silver) style resource library
  • BCGPStyle2010White110.dll - BCGSoft Office 2010 Style (Office 2010 (White) style resource library)
  • audioin.dll (by ScanSoft) - ScanSoft SpeechAPI SDK (ScanSoft AUDIOIN for the SpeechAPI SDK)
  • BCGPStyleCarbon110.dll - BCGSoft Carbon Style (Carbon style resource library)
  • BCGPStyleScenic110.dll - BCGSoft Scenic Style (Scenic style resource library)
  • Cpuinf32.dll (by ScanSoft) - Cpuinf32 Application

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • PDFProFiltSrvPP.exe runs as a service named 'PDFProFiltSrvPP' (PDFProFiltSrvPP).
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • pptd40nt.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PaperPort PTD' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Nuance\PaperPort\pptd40nt.exe".
  • IndexSearch.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'IndexSearch' which loads as "C:\Program Files\ScanSoft\PaperPort\IndexSearch.exe".

How do I remove Nuance PaperPort 12?

Quickly and completely remove Nuance PaperPort 12 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Nuance PaperPort 12 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 Nuance PaperPort 12, 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 Nuance PaperPort 12.

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.13%
Windows 8 13.33%
Windows XP 7.42%
Windows Vista 7.10%
Windows Server 2003 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.72%
Windows 7 Professional 16.03%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.74%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.27%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.60%
Windows 8.1 5.44%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.54% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.54%
  Canada 5.58%
  Germany 4.32%
  Australia 2.54%
  United Kingdom 2.22%
  Israel 1.88%
  France 1.76%
  Italy 1.33%
  Belgium 1.29%
  Netherlands 1.18%
  Brazil 1.11%
  Mexico 0.81%
  New Zealand 0.78%
  Spain 0.73%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.15%
Hewlett-Packard 27.93%
Acer 13.90%
ASUS 8.41%
Toshiba 7.95%
Lenovo 2.98%
Samsung 1.96%
Intel 1.90%
American Megatrends 1.14%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.54%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.91%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 4.03%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.49%
Dell XPS 8500 2.15%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 2.06%

About Nuance Communications

Nuance provides speech and imaging applications for businesses and consumers whose products focus on server & embedded speech recognition, telephone call steering systems, automated telephone directory services, medical transcription software & systems, optical character recognition software, and desktop imaging software.
Publisher URL: www.nuance.com


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