84,488,480 programs installed

Should I remove Neat ADF Scanner Driver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,005
United States Rank #1,312
Reach 0.1955%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 26.46 days
780.51 days >
Average installed length: 410.10 days


VersionDistribution 0.99% 0.10% 0.39% 0.03% 30.11% 60.97% 6.38% 1.04%

Typically installed together

Neat ADF Scanner Driver

What is Neat ADF Scanner Driver?

This is the software driver package for the installed Neat ADF Scanner. The driver package is required in order for the Neat ADF Scanner to function properly and is the software that allows your computer to communicate with this hardware device.

About  (from The Neat Company)

NeatDesk is a high-speed, duplex desktop scanner and Digital Filing System. Scan receipts, business cards and documents in one batch while the software identifies, extracts and organizes key information. Neat reads and extracts the information from whatever you scan. Receipts become digital records with vendors and amo...  Read more


The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is neatadfscannerwiaui32.dll. The software installer includes 21 files and is usually about 5.97 MB (6,262,784 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.neat.com/products
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\common files\the neat company\drivers\neat adf scanner 2008
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{A55F1206-BFA7-4027-92B8-CE4EFDBC3CF2}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 5.97 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Neat ADF Scanner Driver

Program module:neatadfscannerwiaui32.dll
Name:Neat ADF WIA driver
Path:C:\Program Files\common files\the neat company\drivers\neat adf scanner\neatadfscannerwiaui32.dll
Additional files:
  • scanadvanced.dll - ScanAdvanced Dynamic Link Library (ScanAdvanced DLL)
  • calibrate.exe - Calibrate Application (Calibrate MFC Application)
  • scanapi.dll - USB Scanner (ADF Scanner Driver)
  • ideas.dll - IDEAS
  • adf-c-n.dll
  • adf-g-n.dll
  • detectsession.dll

How do I remove Neat ADF Scanner Driver?

You can uninstall Neat ADF Scanner Driver 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 Neat ADF Scanner Driver, 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 Neat ADF Scanner Driver.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 8.1 0%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.04%
Windows 10 34.85%
Windows Vista 5.63%
Windows XP 2.44%
Windows Server 2003 0.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.35%
Windows 7 Professional 13.96%
Windows 8.1 10.52%
Windows 10 Home 9.63%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.66%
Windows 10 Pro 4.62%

Distribution by countryGeography

96.96% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 96.96%
  Canada 1.80%
  United Kingdom 0.14%
  Australia 0.08%
  Mexico 0.06%
  France 0.06%
  PR 0.06%
  VI 0.06%
  Singapore 0.06%
  United Arab Emirates 0.03%
  Norway 0.03%
  New Zealand 0.03%
  Thailand 0.03%
  UA 0.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.99%
Dell 31.72%
Toshiba 8.54%
Acer 8.27%
ASUS 6.28%
Lenovo 3.24%
Samsung 1.87%
Intel 0.66%
American Megatrends 0.47%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 7.94%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.42%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 4.19%
Dell XPS 8500 2.59%
Hewlett-Packard h8-1237c 2.50%
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 1.96%

About The Neat Company

The Neat Company manufacturers scanning and software solutions designed to scan documents and export text, images, and data to their customized and third-party programs.
Publisher URL: www.neat.com

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Francesover a year ago
Where do you click to open C:\Program Files\The Neat Company\Drivers? My Neat Scanner doesn't work the Scan button is greyed out. but I can not find where to right-click the Neat ADF scanner filer, and then click Delete. The instructions are not clear.