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Should I remove ABBYY FineReader Express Edition?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #33,528
United States Rank #18,476
Reach 0.0038%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 48.60 days
323.02 days >
Average installed length: 169.72 days


9.00.564.5977 40.54%
9.00.313.5976 14.86% 44.59%

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ABBYY FineReader 9.0 Express Edition

What is ABBYY FineReader Express Edition?

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 9.0 Express Edition is the easiest route to a paperless future. The one-click conversion feature instantly turns paper documents into various electronic formats, including Microsoft® Word, Excel®, Outlook® attachments and searchable PDF without ever leaving the applications. Access within Microsoft Of...  Read more


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The primary executable is named sprint.exe. The setup package generally installs about 43 files.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.abbyy.com
Help link: go.abbyy.com/?Product=Express&Target=Support&Source=Install&Language=1033&Version= Retail
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ABBYY FineReader 9.0 Express Edition\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I {F9000000-0017-0000-0000-074957833700}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)

Program filesFiles installed by ABBYY FineReader 9.0 Express Edition

Program executable:sprint.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\abbyy finereader 9.0 express edition\sprint.exe
Additional files:
  • FineObj.dll - Fine Objects Classes Library (Unicode version) (FineObjects Classes Library Core)
  • Barcode.dll - ABBYY FineReader (Barcode Recognition DLL)
  • Bonus.ScreenshotReader.exe - ABBYY ScreenshotReader
  • DA.dll - Document analysis core
  • Engine.dll - FineReader Engine
  • Engine0.dll - Resource DLL
  • Engine1.dll
  • Engine13.dll
  • Engine14.dll
  • Engine15.dll
  • Engine16.dll
  • Engine17.dll
  • Engine2.dll
  • Engine23.dll
  • Engine24.dll
  • Engine26.dll
  • Engine3.dll
  • Engine5.dll
  • Engine6.dll
  • Engine63.dll
  • Engine64.dll
  • Engine65.dll
  • Engine69.dll
  • Engine7.dll
  • EngineRes.dll
  • Export.dll - Export DLL
  • FineUI.dll - FineReader FineUI
  • FineUI0.dll
  • FineUI1.dll
  • FineUI13.dll
  • FineUI14.dll
  • FineUI15.dll
  • FineUI16.dll
  • FineUI17.dll
  • FineUI2.dll
  • FineUI23.dll
  • FineUI24.dll
  • FineUI26.dll
  • FineUI3.dll
  • AbbyyZlib.dll - Licensing (ABBYY Zlib component)
  • AInfo23.dll - Install
  • Awl.dll - ABBYY Windows Library (ABBYY Windows Library Core)
  • FineNet.dll - FineNet Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • Bonus.ScreenshotReader.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'ABBYY Screenshot Reader Bonus' and executes as "C:\Program Files\ABBYY FineReader 9.0 Express Edition\Bonus.ScreenshotReader.exe" -autorun.

How do I remove ABBYY FineReader Express Edition?

You can uninstall ABBYY FineReader Express Edition 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 9.0 Express Edition, 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 Express Edition.

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win XP 4%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.92%
Windows 10 18.92%
Windows Vista 8.11%
Windows XP 4.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 47.30%
Windows 7 Professional 18.92%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.76%
Windows 10 Home 5.41%
Windows 8.1 4.05%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.05%

Distribution by countryGeography

97.58% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 97.58%
  France 0.81%
  Greece 0.81%
  Netherlands 0.81%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 39.06%
Dell 20.31%
Acer 10.94%
American Megatrends 3.13%
Toshiba 3.13%
Lenovo 3.13%
Gateway 3.13%
Sahara 1.56%
Intel 1.56%
Compaq 1.56%
Common models
Gigabyte M68MT-S2 4.55%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.03%
Dell Inspiron 530 3.03%
HPE-480t 3.03%
HP-Pavilion NY544AA-ABA p... 3.03%
Acer Aspire X1430G 3.03%

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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