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Should I remove ABBYY FineReader?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,813
United States Rank #28,825
Reach 0.0279%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.90 days
527.99 days >
Average installed length: 277.42 days


6.0.759.29421 67.58%
6.0.759.29410 31.33%
6.0.713.29416 0.18%
6.0.604.2555 0.73%
6.0.389.2591 0.18%

Typically installed together

Other programs by ABBYY Software House

ABBYY FineReader 6.0

What is ABBYY FineReader?

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.


The most used version is 6.0.759.29421, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package is about 3.78 MB (3,964,416 bytes) when donwloaded.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.abbyy.com/index.htm
Help link: www.abbyy.com/support/index.htm
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{AF600F7B-67A7-48D9-BA3B-0FF97F35F970}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.78 MB

How do I remove ABBYY FineReader?

You can uninstall ABBYY FineReader 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 6.0, 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.

Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.09%
Windows 10 21.13%
Windows XP 19.31%
Windows Vista 9.11%
Windows Server 2003 0.36%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.66%
Microsoft Windows XP 19.85%
Windows 10 Home 10.29%
Windows 7 Professional 7.35%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.80%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.90% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 43.90%
  France 10.93%
  United Kingdom 10.02%
  Italy 9.47%
  United States 8.93%
  Spain 2.19%
  Austria 2.00%
  Belgium 1.64%
  Netherlands 1.64%
  Russia 1.09%
  Australia 0.91%
  Sweden 0.91%
  Finland 0.73%
  Singapore 0.55%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 19.79%
Dell 16.61%
Acer 14.84%
Hewlett-Packard 12.01%
Intel 8.83%
Toshiba 5.65%
American Megatrends 4.59%
Sahara 3.89%
ASUS 3.89%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7728 5.21%
MEDIONPC MS-7204 3.65%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 3.65%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 3.13%
Dell XPS 8700 2.60%
ASUS All Series 2.60%

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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