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PaperPort Anywhere 1.1.4310.24706 powered by OfficeDrop

What is PaperPort Anywhere powered by OfficeDrop?  (from OfficeDrop)

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PaperPort Anywhere 1.1.4310.24706 powered by OfficeDrop is a software program developed by OfficeDrop. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named PaperPortAnywhere.exe. The setup package generally installs about 218 files and is usually about 3.18 MB (3,332,990 bytes). The installed file AutoUpdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. 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 65% of users of PaperPort Anywhere powered by OfficeDrop come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.paperport.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Nuance
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files3\TARMAI~1\{52357~1\Setup.exe /remove /q0
Estimated size: 3.18 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PaperPort Anywhere 1.1.4310.24706 powered by OfficeDrop

Program executable:PaperPortAnywhere.exe
Name:PaperPort Anywhere
Path:C:\Program Files\Nuance\PaperPort Anywhere\PaperPortAnywhere.exe
Additional files:
  • OfficeDrop.Sync.API.dll - OfficeDrop Sync for Windows (OfficeDrop.Sync.API)
  • OfficeDrop.Sync.Common.dll - OfficeDrop.Sync.Common
  • OfficeDrop.Sync.Localize.dll - OfficeDrop.Localize
  • OfficeDrop.Sync.Localize.resources.dll
  • PaperPortAnywhere.exe - PaperPort Anywhere
  • AppRes.dll (by Nuance Communications) - PaperPort (PaperPort Resources)
  • BindRes.dll (by Nuance Communications) - PaperPort Resources 2
  • AolPub.exe - PaperPort AOL Publisher
  • CheckPPFolders.exe - CheckPPFolders
  • CheckPPItem.exe - CheckPPItem
  • CSDKGlue.dll - CSDKGlue
  • drivesup.dll - Support Services for PaperPort Driver
  • drvsupn.dll
  • EditStorage.dll - PaperPort EditStorage Module
  • FeatureSwitch.dll - FeatureSwitch
  • CustomActions.exe - CustomActions
  • CustomActionsDLL.dll
  • CustomActionsM.exe
  • cvmaxpdf.exe (by Nuance) - cvmaxpdf
  • cvmaxpdf_console.exe
  • cvmaxpdfcore.dll
  • AppDomainLoader.dll - Nuance OmniPage Capture SDK (XPSFACTORYWRAPPER.DLL)
  • AppHelper.dll
  • AppProductConfig.dll
  • AppUtils.dll - AppUtils Dynamic Link Library
  • AppUtilsRes.dll
  • atm2lll.dll
  • bnt.dll
  • cpres.dll - Copy Protection (CP (All languages) resource dll)
  • CRX.dll
  • Defaults.dll
  • FireWrx.dll
  • FireWrx2.dll
  • FireWrx3.dll
  • FireWrx4.dll
  • PaprPort.exe
  • PPMV.exe - PaperPort MV Extension
  • audioin.dll (by ScanSoft) - ScanSoft SpeechAPI SDK (ScanSoft AUDIOIN for the SpeechAPI SDK)
  • DeskDelivery.exe - DesktopDelivery
  • DocXManagedWrapper.dll - DocX Converter Managed Wrapper
  • Ereg.exe - SSEreg (Ereg)
  • ExcelXManagedWrapper.dll - XlsX Converter Managed Wrapper
  • Fmsettin.dll - Scan Settings DLL
  • FmxLFR.dll
  • FmxOcrA.dll
  • iManInt.exe - Nuance PDF Products (iManage Integrator)
  • IndexSearch.exe - PaperPort IndexSearch
  • initwain.exe - Reinitialize PaperPort TWAIN connection
  • KillPaperPort.exe - KillPaperPort MFC Application
  • maxfix.exe - MaxFix
  • NuanceWDS.exe - Window Desktop Search support
  • PDFCCheck.exe - PDFCCheck
  • PDFPlus.exe - PDF Viewer Plus SE (PDF Viewer Plus SE Application)
  • PDFProFiltSrvPP.exe - PDFPro IFilter Service
  • PDFReader.exe - Nuance PDF Reader
  • ppdebug.exe - Debug Viewer
  • PPLinkCfg.exe - PaperPort Link Configuration Utility
  • pplinks.exe - PaperPort Links Server
  • PPnt.exe - PaperPort PowerPoint Plug-in
  • ppocrmg.exe - PaperPort OCR Manager

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • nppdf.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'nppdf.dll'.
Mozilla Plugin
  • nppdf.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'Docucom PDF Plus'.
3 Scheduled Tasks
  • PDFReader.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F1A1D89E-610D-4150-8EFE-76845FA6A0D3}' (runs on registration).
  • RegistryController.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Chameleon Monitor 18'.
  • pdfPro5Hook.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Chameleon Monitor 19'.
2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • PdfPro7Hook.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named PDFProHook_Reg_HKLMWow6432Run.
  • Ereg.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Nuance PDF Reader-reminder.
  • PDFProFiltSrv.exe runs as a service named 'PDFProFiltSrv' (PDFProFiltSrv).
Startup File (User Run)
  • PaperPortAnywhere.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PaperPortAnywhere' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Nuance\PaperPort Anywhere\PaperPortAnywhere.exe".
10 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\Scansoft\PaperPort\pptd40nt.exe".
  • Ereg.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Nuance PDF Reader-reminder' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Nuance\PDF Reader\Ereg\Ereg.exe" -r "C:\ProgramData\Nuance\PDF Reader\Ereg\Ereg.ini".
  • RegistryController.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PDF7 Registry Controller' which loads as C:\Program Files\Nuance\PDFCreate\RegistryController.exe.
  • ctfmngr.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Nuance.ctfmngr' which loads as C:\dragon\Program\ctfmngr.exe /restore.
  • PdfPro5Hook.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PDFHook' which loads as C:\Program Files\Nuance\PDF Professional 5\pdfpro5hook.exe.
  • PdfPro7Hook.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PDFProHook' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Nuance\PDFViewer\pdfpro7hook.exe".
  • Plus 4 more

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Total CPU:0.0204820933%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.01876332%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00171878%
0.015104% average
Memory:39.43 MB
Total CPU:0.0000734110%
Kernel CPU:0.00005206%
User CPU:0.00002135%
CPU cycles/sec:970,290
I/O reads/min:12.81 KB
I/O writes/min:138 Bytes
Memory:1.45 MB
Total CPU:0.0000528298%
Kernel CPU:0.00001929%
User CPU:0.00003354%
CPU cycles/sec:226,504
I/O reads/min:3.13 KB
I/O writes/min:40.52 KB

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Or, you can uninstall PaperPort Anywhere powered by OfficeDrop 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 PaperPort Anywhere 1.1.4310.24706 powered by OfficeDrop, 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 PaperPort Anywhere powered by OfficeDrop.

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Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win XP 1%
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 62.96%
Windows 8 30.00%
Windows XP 4.07%
Windows Vista 2.96%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.19%
Windows 7 Professional 23.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.22%
Windows 8.1 8.15%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.67%
Windows 8 Pro 5.93%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.21% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.21%
  Germany 13.42%
  Italy 2.74%
  United Kingdom 2.74%
  Netherlands 1.92%
  France 1.64%
  Belgium 1.37%
  Spain 1.37%
  Canada 1.37%
  Austria 1.10%
  Australia 0.82%
  Israel 0.82%
  Finland 0.55%
  Iran 0.55%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.49%
Dell 28.21%
Acer 8.97%
ASUS 8.33%
Medion 6.41%
Intel 2.56%
Lenovo 1.92%
Sony 1.28%
Toshiba 0.64%
Gateway 0.64%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.28%
ASUS All Series 3.28%
Dell XPS 8500 2.46%
Hewlett-Packard 700-230qe 1.64%
ASUSTeK G73Jh 1.64%
Dell Inspiron 660 1.64%


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