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Should I remove ABBYY FineReader 11?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,303
United States Rank #9,524
Reach 0.1236%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.75 days
464.73 days >
Average installed length: 244.18 days


11.11.169 3.90%
11.11.136 11.74%
11.0.460 23.93%
11.0.438 0.08%
11.0.376 20.24%
11.0.338 6.98%
11.0.289 30.46%
11.0.275 2.26%
11.0.259 0.04% 0.37%

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ABBYY FineReader 11

What is ABBYY FineReader 11?

ABBY's software understands text-characters in images. The Finereader converts scanned images into editable file formats. FlexiCapture is data and document capture software that converts documents into electronic form. Fine Reader is designed to simplify the transition from paper documents to electronic information, eliminating the most time-consuming and labour-intensive tasks such as retyping text and manual data entry.

About  (from ABBYY Software House)

ABBYY FineReader helps individuals to turn scans of paper documents, PDF-files and digital photographs into searchable and editable formats. Unmatched recognition accuracy and conversion capabilities virtually eliminates retyping and reformatting. Intuitive use and one-click automated tasks let you do more in fewer ste...  Read more


The most common release is 11.0.289, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 AbbyySTI.exe. The setup package generally installs about 104 files and is usually about 713.22 KB (730,336 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.abbyy.com
Help link: go.abbyy.com/?Product=FineReader11&ParentProduct=FineReader&Target=Support&Source=Install&Language=1049&Version=11.0.376&Part=975.9&Edition=PE
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ABBYY FineReader 11\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{F1100000-0011-0000-0001-074957833700}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 713.22 KB

Program filesFiles installed by ABBYY FineReader 11

Program executable:AbbyySTI.exe
Name:FineReader Tech
Abbyy STI application
Path:C:\Program Files\ABBYY FineReader 11\AbbyySTI.exe
Additional files:
  • FineObj.dll - Fine Objects Classes Library (Unicode version) (FineObjects Classes Library Core)
  • AbbyyZlib.dll - FineTools Class Library (ABBYY Zlib component)
  • Awl.dll - ABBYY Windows Library
  • AwlControls.dll - ABBYY Windows Library Controls
  • AwlCore.dll - ABBYY Windows Library Core
  • AwlGdi.dll - ABBYY Windows Library Gdi
  • AwlOle.dll - ABBYY Windows Library Ole
  • 1ProductLicensing.dll - ABBYY Licensing (ABBYY Product Licensing component)
  • AbbyySTI.exe - FineReader Tech (Abbyy STI application)
  • AdobeSupport.dll - Support of postscript names
  • Barcode.dll - Barcode Recognition DLL
  • DjvuLib.dll - DjvuLib DLL
  • FineNet.dll - FineNet Library
  • BackgroundExecutor.dll - FineReader (FineReader Background Execution)
  • Bonus.ScreenshotReader.exe - ABBYY ScreenshotReader
  • AInfo0.dll - Install (Resource DLL)
  • AInfo1.dll
  • AInfo14.dll
  • AInfo15.dll
  • AInfo16.dll
  • AInfo17.dll
  • AInfo2.dll
  • AInfo20.dll
  • AInfo22.dll
  • AInfo23.dll
  • AInfo24.dll
  • AInfo26.dll
  • AInfo27.dll
  • AInfo3.dll
  • AInfo4.dll
  • AInfo5.dll
  • AInfo6.dll
  • AInfo62.dll
  • AInfo63.dll
  • AInfo64.dll
  • AInfo65.dll
  • AInfo7.dll
  • AInfo8.dll
  • AInfo9.dll
  • AutoRun.exe - AutoRun
  • AInfo.exe - AInfo
  • DL91ACE.dll (by Datalogics(tm)) - APDFL 9.1.0PlusP3m (Color Library for Adobe(r) PDF Library)
  • DL91AdobeXMP.dll (by Datalogics(tm)) - Adobe XMP Toolkit
  • DL91AGM.dll - Rasterization Library for Adobe(r) PDF Library
  • DL91ARE.dll - Adobe Raster Express Library for Adobe(tm) PDF Library
  • DL91AXE8SharedExpat.dll - AXE 8 Shared EXPAT (UTF-8 native)
  • DL91BIB.dll - Helper Library Interface for Adobe(r) PDF Library
  • DL91BIBUtils.dll
  • DL91CoolType.dll - Font Handling Component for Adobe(r) PDF Library.
  • DL91JP2KLib.dll - JPEG 2000 encoder/decoder for the Adobe(r) PDF Library
  • DL91PDFL.dll - Core Adobe(r) PDF Library
  • DL91PDFPort.dll - APDFL 9.1.0PlusP4d (Adobe PDFPort Library)
  • Engine0.dll - FineReader Install
  • Engine1.dll
  • EngineRes.dll
  • DL91pdfsettings.dll (by Adobe Systems) - Adobe PDFSettings (Adobe PDF Settings Manager)
  • DocumentAnalysis.BarcodesFinder.dll - Document analysis page services
  • DocumentAnalysis.Objects.dll - Document analysis objects
  • DocumentAnalysis.ObjectsExtraction.dll - Document analysis objects extraction
  • DocumentAnalysis.PageServices.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Bonus.ScreenshotReader.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Bonus.SSR.FR11_Reg_HKLMWow6432Run'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Bonus.ScreenshotReader.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Bonus.SSR.FR11.
Startup File (User Run)
  • Bonus.ScreenshotReader.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Bonus.SSR.FR11' and executes as "C:\Program Files\ABBYY FineReader 11\Bonus.ScreenshotReader.exe" /autorun.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Bonus.ScreenshotReader.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Bonus.SSR.FR11' which loads as "C:\Program Files\ABBYY FineReader 11\Bonus.ScreenshotReader.exe" /autorun.

How do I remove ABBYY FineReader 11?

You can uninstall ABBYY FineReader 11 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program ABBYY FineReader 11, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 ABBYY FineReader 11.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.80%
Windows 10 23.84%
Windows XP 7.10%
Windows Vista 2.22%
Windows Server 2003 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.84%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.53%
Windows 7 Professional 15.65%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.13%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.75%
Windows 10 Home 3.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

15.75% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 15.75%
  Germany 10.32%
  France 6.40%
  Italy 5.92%
  United Kingdom 5.00%
  Poland 4.52%
  Russia 3.84%
  Turkey 3.12%
  Spain 2.56%
  Greece 2.40%
  Brazil 2.28%
  Czech Republic 2.20%
  Israel 2.20%
  UA 1.84%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.02%
Dell 20.79%
Acer 16.23%
ASUS 12.44%
Samsung 4.71%
Lenovo 4.33%
Toshiba 3.25%
Intel 2.63%
American Megatrends 1.62%
Medion 0.77%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.53%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.50%
ASUS All Series 3.83%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.83%
Dell XPS 8300 2.03%
MSI MS-7592 2.03%

About ABBYY Software House

ABBYY is a software developer that provides optical character recognition, document capture and language software.
Publisher URL: www.abbyy.com


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