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Should I remove ABBYY Lingvo 12 Multilingual Edition?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #21,457
United States Rank #30,697
Reach 0.0095%


12.00.442.5273 2.66%
12.00.442.5164 0.53%
12.00.442.5064 1.06%
12.00.413.5062 0.53%
12.00.356.5061 95.21%

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ABBYY Lingvo 12 Multilingual Edition

What is ABBYY Lingvo 12 Multilingual Edition?  (from ABBYY Software House)

ABBYY Lingvo Content is a Dictionary Writing System (DWS) designed for creating, updating, and managing dictionary content. It meets the requirements of both major publishers and individual authors, providing them with a multifunctional and easy-in-use Dictionary Writing System with an intuitive interface. Created in c...  Read more


ABBYY Lingvo 12 Multilingual Edition is a program developed by ABBYY Software House. The most used version is 12.00.356.5061, 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. The main program executable is Lingvo.exe. The software installer includes 43 files and is usually about 612.96 KB (627,666 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 27% of users of ABBYY Lingvo 12 Multilingual Edition come from Russia, it is also popular in the United States and UA.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.abbyy.ru
Help link: www.abbyy.ru/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ABBYY Lingvo 12\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{A1200000-0004-0000-0000-074957833700}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 612.96 KB

Program filesFiles installed by ABBYY Lingvo 12 Multilingual Edition

Program executable:Lingvo.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\ABBYY Lingvo 12\Lingvo.exe
Additional files:
  • FineObj.dll - Fine Objects Classes Library (Unicode version) (FineObjects Classes Library Core)
  • Awl.dll - ABBYY Windows Library (ABBYY Windows Library Core)
  • LicensingSchema.dll - Licensing (Licensing schema)
  • ProductLicensing.dll - ABBYY Product Licensing component
  • ProductLicensing0.dll - Resource DLL
  • ProductLicensing1.dll
  • ProductLicensing4.dll
  • ProductLicensingShared.dll
  • Dslcomp.exe - Lingvo (DSL Compiler)
  • LangInfoUnicode.dll - Unicode, code pages and languages support library
  • Lingvo.exe
  • Lingvo0.dll
  • Lingvo1.dll
  • Lingvo4.dll
  • LingvoActivator.dll - Lingvo Activator DLL
  • LingvoEngine.dll - Lingvo Engine DLL
  • LingvoInstall.exe
  • LvAgent.exe - Lingvo Launcher
  • LvHook.dll - Lingvo Hook DLL
  • LvLogo.dll - Lingvo Logo DLL
  • Morphology.dll - ABBYY Morphology Engine
  • MorphoRes0.dll
  • MorphoRes1.dll
  • MorphoRes4.dll
  • TRS.dll - ABBYY Text Retrieval System Engine
  • Tutor.exe - Lingvo Tutor
  • Tutor0.dll
  • Tutor1.dll
  • Tutor4.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • Tutor.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Tutor.exe' and executes as "C:\Program Files\ABBYY Lingvo 12\Tutor.exe" /AS.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • LvAgent.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Lingvo Launcher' which loads as "C:\Program Files\ABBYY Lingvo 12\Lvagent.exe" /STARTUP.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.19 MB
21.09 MB average
Kernel CPU:0.00000315%
0.016088% average

How do I remove ABBYY Lingvo 12 Multilingual Edition?

You can uninstall ABBYY Lingvo 12 Multilingual 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 Lingvo 12 Multilingual 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 Lingvo 12 Multilingual Edition.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win Vista 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.68%
Windows 10 19.47%
Windows XP 12.63%
Windows Vista 4.21%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 29.57%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.74%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.37%
Windows 7 Professional 8.60%
Windows 7 Home Basic 5.38%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

26.60% of installs come from Russia
Which countries install it?
  Russia 26.60%
  United States 21.18%
  UA 14.29%
  BY 4.43%
  AM 3.94%
  Germany 3.94%
  AZ 3.45%
  Kazakstan 2.46%
  GE 1.97%
  Poland 1.97%
  Latvia 1.48%
  Canada 1.48%
  Italy 1.48%
  CY 0.99%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.48%
Acer 14.78%
Dell 13.04%
ASUS 11.30%
Samsung 8.70%
Lenovo 6.96%
Intel 5.22%
Sony 4.35%
Alienware 2.61%
American Megatrends 1.74%
MSI 1.74%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.67%
Samsung 355V4C/356V4C/344... 1.83%
Acer Aspire V3-571G 1.83%
HP-Pavilion GB317AA-UUW m... 1.83%
Samsung 900X3C/900X3D/900... 1.83%
HP ProBook 4515s 1.83%

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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