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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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5.8.1 11.11%
5.7.0 11.11%
5.6.2 11.11%
5.4.0 11.11%
5.3.3 22.22%
5.2.1 11.11%
3.0.1 11.11%
0.9.0 11.11%



NAPS2 is a software program developed by Ben Olden-Cooligan. The most common release is 5.3.3, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named NAPS2.exe. The setup package generally installs about 17 files and is usually about 743.68 KB (761,531 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows XP. While about 87% of users of NAPS2 come from the United States, it is also popular in Finland and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: sourceforge.net/projects/naps2
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NAPS2\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{7D1B4967-C67C-4850-A057-4E6432A82323}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 743.68 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by NAPS2

Program executable:NAPS2.exe
Name:NAPS2 (Not Another PDF Scanner 2)
Path:C:\Program Files\NAPS2\NAPS2.exe
Additional files:
  • naps2.console.exe - NAPS2 (Not Another PDF Scanner 2)
  • naps2.exe
  • commandline.dll - Command Line Parser Library
  • interop.wia.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'WIA'.
  • naps2.core.dll - NAPS2.Core
  • naps2.core.resources.dll
  • naps2.di.dll - NAPS2.DI
  • ninject.dll (by Ninject Project Contributors) - Ninject: Lightweight dependency injection for .NET (Ninject Core Library)
  • nlog.dll (by NLog) - NLog v4.2.3 (NLog for .NET Framework 4)
  • ntwain.dll (by Yin-Chun Wang) - NTwain
  • pdfsharp.dll (by empira Software GmbH, Cologne (Germany)) - PDFsharp

How do I remove NAPS2?

Quickly and completely remove NAPS2 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall NAPS2 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program NAPS2, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 NAPS2.

Win 10 78%
Win 7 (SP1) 11%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 77.78%
Windows XP 11.11%
Windows 7 11.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 22.22%
Windows 10 Home 22.22%
Windows 8 11.11%
Windows 10 Enterprise 11.11%
Windows 8.1 Pro 11.11%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

86.96% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 86.96%
  Finland 4.35%
  Netherlands 4.35%
  BG 4.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Acer 33.33%
Dell 16.67%
Common models
XFX X-G31 14.29%
HP Pavilion 061 RF170AV-A... 14.29%
HP ProBook 4520s 14.29%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 14.29%
Dell Inspiron 5559 14.29%
ASUS All Series 14.29%


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