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SHARP MFP TWAIN K Scanner Driver

What is SHARP MFP TWAIN K Scanner Driver?

This is the software driver and additional utilities required for managing and connecting the MFP TWAIN K Scanner to the PC. Uninstalling this driver may cause the hardware to stop functioning properly (only remove this package if you no longer have the device connected to your PC).


Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 123 files and is usually about 6.01 MB (6,306,585 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sharpusa.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SHARP\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{88684C15-B94F-4457-BEBC-310A494603F4}\setup.exe -l0009 -uninst sn02is.sii
Estimated size: 6.01 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by SHARP MFP TWAIN K Scanner Driver

  • addSharpPort.exe - AddSharpPort Module
  • Cache.dll - Cache Module
  • Composition.exe - Composer
  • Compositionps.dll
  • CprXml.dll - NSSDK (NSTSDK SCprXml Module)
  • DelSharpPort.exe - DelSharpPort Module
  • discoveryps.dll
  • ExplorerExtensions.dll - ExplorerExtensions Module
  • FlowManager.dll - NSTSDK Flow Manager Module
  • FtpServerps.dll
  • ICT.exe - ICT Module
  • FTPServer.exe - Network Scanner Tool
  • CprCgr.dll - NSTSDK Copier Cougar Module
  • DocImageExtractor.dll - DocImageExtractor Module
  • ICTHandler.dll - ICTHandler Module
  • ICTPdfGen.dll - ICTPdfGen Module
  • atm2lll.dll (by Nuance Communications) - Nuance OmniPage Capture SDK
  • Bnt.dll (by Nuance Communications)
  • CRX.dll
  • DISTR_TST.exe
  • Firewrx.dll
  • Formatter.dll
  • IctUi.dll - ICTUI Module
  • ICDLLW32.dll - ScanSoft OmniPage Capture SDK
  • ICHUNW32.dll
  • AppDomainLoader.dll - XPSFACTORYWRAPPER.DLL
  • AppHelper.dll
  • AppProductConfig.dll
  • AppUtils.dll - AppUtils Dynamic Link Library
  • Asian.dll
  • CMPRECNT.dll - Microsoft(R) Windows NT(R) Operating System (CompRec)
  • CMPRECNTUI.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft(R) Windows NT(TM) Operating System (CompRec User Interface)
  • CMSnmp2.dll
  • CMSnmpWrapper.dll - CMSNMPWrapper Dynamic Link Library (CMSNMPWrapper DLL)
  • CMSoap2.dll - CMSoap (CMSoap2)
  • crprproc.dll
  • CUD.dll - OmniPage Capture SDK (CUD)
  • Defaults.dll
  • DocXManagedWrapper.dll - DocX Converter Managed Wrapper
  • Dot.dll
  • dten600.dll (by dtSearch (www.dtsearch.com)) - dtSearch Text Retrieval Engine
  • ExcelXManagedWrapper.dll - XlsX Converter Managed Wrapper
  • FireWrx2.dll
  • FireWrx3.dll
  • FireWrx4.dll
  • FmxLFR.dll
  • FmxOcrA.dll
  • FmxVirt.dll
  • IMGLEAD.dll - IMGLEAD Module
  • LECSOMGR.DLL (by ScanSoft) - OmniPage Pro application extension
  • MIBaccs.dll - MIBaccs Dynamic Link Library (MIBaccs DLL)
  • resSH3enu.dll - Printer Status Monitor (Smon Resource DLL)
  • resSH3FRA.dll
  • resSH4enu.dll
  • resSH4FRA.dll
  • resSHDEVICEenu.dll
  • resSHDEVICEFRA.dll
  • resSMON2enu.dll
  • resSMON2FRA.dll
  • Sh3.dll - Sh3 Dynamic Link Library (Sh3 DLL)
  • Sh4.dll - Sh4 Dynamic Link Library (Sh4 DLL)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • setup.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C083518F-8EC9-4B8E-8707-AA411A045C80}' (runs on registration).
  • btnman.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9F451AA0-17D7-4995-BA08-E30E999AB911}' (runs on registration).
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • FTPServer.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'FtpServer.exe' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Sharp\Sharpdesk\FtpServer.exe" -usedefault.
  • IndexTray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'IndexTray' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Sharp\Sharpdesk\IndexTray.exe" /n.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • FTPServer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Sharp\Sharpdesk\FTPServer.exe'.
  • Smon.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\SHARP\Printer Status Monitor\Smon.exe'.

How do I remove SHARP MFP TWAIN K Scanner Driver?

Quickly and completely remove SHARP MFP TWAIN K Scanner Driver from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall SHARP MFP TWAIN K Scanner Driver 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 SHARP MFP TWAIN K Scanner Driver, 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 SHARP MFP TWAIN K Scanner Driver.

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win Vista (SP2) 2%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.94%
Windows 8 22.35%
Windows XP 2.35%
Windows Vista 2.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 42.35%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.82%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.59%
Windows 8.1 7.06%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.71%
Microsoft Windows XP 2.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.92% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.92%
  Australia 4.81%
  Canada 4.81%
  France 4.81%
  United Kingdom 3.85%
  United Arab Emirates 2.88%
  New Zealand 2.88%
  Thailand 2.88%
  YT 2.88%
  Hong Kong 1.92%
  Italy 1.92%
  Lithuania 1.92%
  Saudi Arabia 1.92%
  DK 0.96%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.48%
Dell 27.59%
Acer 12.07%
ASUS 5.17%
Intel 5.17%
Lenovo 5.17%
Toshiba 3.45%
American Megatrends 3.45%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 7520 2.60%
TOSHIBA Satellite C650 2.60%
TOSHIBA Satellite L775 1.30%
TOSHIBA Satellite L50-B 1.30%


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