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Should I remove ABBYY FineReader Sprint?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,183
United States Rank #6,763
Reach 0.0738%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.53 days
428.68 days >
Average installed length: 225.24 days


5.00.2229 0.21%
5.00.2225 0.07%
5.0.482.3421 18.49%
5.0.482.3344 0.27%
5.0.463.3281 0.41%
5.0.462.22230 0.07% 5.29% 19.93% 6.53% 0.41% 0.76% 0.14% 6.60% 0.07% 1.17% 18.56% 11.55% 9.28% 0.07% 0.14%

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ABBYY FineReader 5.0 Sprint

What is ABBYY FineReader Sprint?

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 Sprint is a one-click OCR and conversion utility that instantly turns your paper documents into various electronic formats, including Microsoft Word, Excel® and searchable PDF. FineReader Sprint accurately reads documents in up to 179 languages and precisely preserves original document’s layout and for...  Read more


The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 100 files and is usually about 677 KB (693,248 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.abbyy.com
Help link: www.abbyy.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\abbyy finereader 5.0
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{D1696920-9794-4BBC-8A30-7A88763DE5A2}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 677 KB

Program filesFiles installed by ABBYY FineReader 5.0 Sprint

  • ainfo0.dll - ABBYY System Information (Resource DLL)
  • ainfo1.dll
  • ainfo2.dll
  • ainfo.exe - AInfo Application
  • da.dll - FineReader (Document Analysis DLL)
  • engine.dll - FineReader Engine
  • exportsupport.dll - Export Support DLL
  • finecom.dll - FineCOM Manager
  • fobj601.dll - FineObjects Classes Library
  • imagesupport.dll - Image Support
  • langinfo.dll - Letters and languages support dll
  • morphoengine4.dll - ABBYY Morphology library
  • msvcrt.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft (R) Visual C++ (Microsoft (R) C Runtime Library)
  • recpage.dll - FineReader Recognition Core
  • scanman5.exe - FineScanManager
  • sprint.exe - FineReader Shell
  • twain.dll (by Twain Working Group) - Twain Source Manager (Twain Source Manager (Image Acquisition Interface))
  • twain_32.dll (by Twain Working Group) - Twain_32 Source Manager (Twain_32 Source Manager (Image Acquisition Interface))
  • twunk_16.exe - Twain Thunker (Twain_32.dll Client's 16-Bit Thunking Server)
  • twunk_32.exe - Twain.dll Client's 32-Bit Thunking Server
  • engine0.dll
  • morphores0.dll
  • scanman0.dll
  • startup0.dll
  • cagent.exe - ABBYY Community Agent
  • engine3.dll
  • morphores3.dll
  • scanman3.dll
  • engine2.dll
  • engine7.dll
  • morphores2.dll
  • morphores7.dll - ABBYY Morphology Engine
  • scanman2.dll
  • scanman7.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • sprint.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EE6C1622-68B0-4652-A674-AD9EA76E71ED}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • cagent.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ABBYY Community Agent' which loads as C:\Program Files\ABBYY FineReader 5.0 Sprint\CAgent.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • sprint.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\ABBYY\FineReader 5.0 Sprint\Sprint.exe'.

How do I remove ABBYY FineReader Sprint?

You can uninstall ABBYY FineReader Sprint 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 5.0 Sprint, 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 Sprint.

Win 7 (SP1) 43%
Win Server 2003 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 44.88%
Windows XP 33.54%
Windows 10 13.47%
Windows Vista 8.04%
Windows Server 2003 0.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 33.63%
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.52%
Windows 7 Professional 8.06%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.44%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.46%
Windows 10 Home 6.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.91% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.91%
  Germany 25.23%
  United Kingdom 4.11%
  Italy 3.70%
  France 3.46%
  Canada 3.11%
  Russia 1.29%
  Spain 1.23%
  Brazil 1.23%
  Austria 1.17%
  Belgium 1.17%
  Netherlands 1.12%
  Poland 1.12%
  Iran 1.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.75%
Hewlett-Packard 16.35%
Acer 9.26%
Medion 8.72%
Intel 8.04%
American Megatrends 6.95%
ASUS 5.72%
Sahara 2.86%
Toshiba 2.59%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7728 4.03%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 4.03%
Dell Computer Dimension 2... 3.17%
MEDIONPC MS-7204 2.59%
MEDIONPC MS-7091 2.02%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 2.02%

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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