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Should I remove ABBYY FineReader Sprint Plus?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,096
United States Rank #7,712
Reach 0.0356%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 275.02 days
727.90 days >
Average installed length: 382.45 days


5.0.482.3431 5.85% 16.26% 0.14% 2.14% 63.48% 12.13%

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ABBYY FineReader 5.0 Sprint Plus

What is ABBYY FineReader Sprint Plus?

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 common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 primary executable is named Fine5.exe. The setup package generally installs about 40 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 sprint
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 Plus

Program executable:Fine5.exe
Additional files:
  • ainfo0.dll - ABBYY System Information (Resource DLL)
  • ainfo.exe - AInfo Application
  • da.dll - FineReader (Document Analysis DLL)
  • engine.dll - FineReader Engine
  • engine0.dll
  • exportsupport.dll - Export Support DLL
  • finecom.dll - FineCOM Manager
  • imagesupport.dll - Image Support
  • langinfo.dll - Letters and languages support dll
  • morphoengine4.dll - ABBYY Morphology library
  • morphores0.dll
  • recpage.dll - FineReader Recognition Core
  • sprint.exe - FineReader Shell
  • startup0.dll
  • fobj601.dll - FineObjects Classes Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • sprint.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EE6C1622-68B0-4652-A674-AD9EA76E71ED}' (runs on registration).
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 Plus?

You can uninstall ABBYY FineReader Sprint Plus 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 Plus, 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 Plus.

Win 7 (SP1) 41%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 42.14%
Windows XP 29.57%
Windows 10 16.14%
Windows Vista 12.00%
Windows Server 2003 0.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 29.58%
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.29%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.10%
Windows 7 Professional 8.08%
Windows 10 Home 7.94%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.47%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.61% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.61%
  France 8.03%
  Germany 7.27%
  United Kingdom 7.27%
  Italy 3.37%
  Australia 2.82%
  Canada 2.28%
  Spain 1.30%
  Netherlands 1.19%
  Belgium 0.98%
  Sweden 0.65%
  Russia 0.43%
  Austria 0.43%
  South Africa 0.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.00%
Hewlett-Packard 20.75%
Acer 8.75%
Intel 7.75%
Toshiba 6.00%
American Megatrends 4.25%
ASUS 3.25%
Sahara 2.00%
Medion 1.50%
Gateway 1.25%
Samsung 1.25%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.77%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.83%
Micro-Star MS-7529 2.36%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.36%
ASUS All Series 2.36%

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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