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6% remove it94% keep it
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VersionDistribution 51.35% 48.65%

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Image Retriever 7


Image Retriever 7 is a software program developed by Nuance Communications. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named xdcla.exe. The setup package generally installs about 44 files and is usually about 548.28 KB (561,434 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 36% of users of Image Retriever 7 come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nuance.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Nuance\PaperPort\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{4640C77B-D562-44AE-800E-555C868E8F08}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 548.28 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Image Retriever 7

Program executable:xdcla.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Nuance\PaperPort\xdcla.exe
Additional files:
  • xdclaRes.dll - Image Retriever (xdcla)
  • AppRes.dll - PaperPort (PaperPort Resources)
  • BindRes.dll - PaperPort Resources 2
  • CustomActions.exe - CustomActions
  • CustomActionsDLL.dll
  • CustomActionsM.exe
  • drivesup.dll - Support Services for PaperPort Driver
  • drvsupn.dll
  • EditStorage.dll - PaperPort EditStorage Module
  • FeatureSwitch.dll - FeatureSwitch
  • Fmsettin.dll - Scan Settings DLL
  • ImgRW.dll - PaperPort Image File Reading and Writing
  • IndexSearch.exe - PaperPort IndexSearch
  • initwain.exe - Reinitialize PaperPort TWAIN connection
  • InstRes.dll - PaperPort Installer Resources
  • KillPaperPort.exe - KillPaperPort MFC Application

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • IndexSearch.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'IndexSearch' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Nuance\PaperPort\IndexSearch.exe".

How do I remove Image Retriever 7?

You can uninstall Image Retriever 7 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 Image Retriever 7, 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 Image Retriever 7.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win Vista (SP2) 5%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.16%
Windows XP 24.32%
Windows 10 8.11%
Windows Vista 5.41%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.14%
Microsoft Windows XP 24.32%
Windows 7 Professional 21.62%
Windows 10 Pro 5.41%
Windows 7 Home Basic 5.41%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.36% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.36%
  Australia 11.36%
  Italy 9.09%
  Slovenia 4.55%
  Portugal 4.55%
  Indonesia 4.55%
  Germany 4.55%
  Malaysia 4.55%
  United Kingdom 4.55%
  Mexico 2.27%
  Romania 2.27%
  Israel 2.27%
  Netherlands 2.27%
  Czech Republic 2.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 21.88%
Acer 15.63%
Hewlett-Packard 9.38%
Intel 6.25%
Toshiba 6.25%
ASUS 6.25%
Lenovo 6.25%
Medion 6.25%
American Megatrends 6.25%
Sony 3.13%
Apple 3.13%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L775D 3.70%
TOSHIBA Satellite C650 3.70%
Medion P8613 3.70%
Medion E7222 3.70%
LENOVO 20157 3.70%
LENOVO 20023 3.70%

About Nuance Communications

Nuance provides speech and imaging applications for businesses and consumers whose products focus on server & embedded speech recognition, telephone call steering systems, automated telephone directory services, medical transcription software & systems, optical character recognition software, and desktop imaging software.
Publisher URL: www.nuance.com


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