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Should I remove SHARP MFP TWAIN K Scanner Driver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #28,465
United States Rank #24,863
Reach 0.0054%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.94 days
263.69 days >
Average installed length: 138.55 days


4.01.16 1.89%
4.01.15 0.94%
4.01.06 1.89%
4.01.05 0.94%
1.00.000 94.34%

SHARP MFP TWAIN K Scanner Driver

What is SHARP MFP TWAIN K Scanner Driver?

This is the software driver and additional utilities required for managing and connecting the MFP TWAIN K Scanner to the PC. Uninstalling this driver may cause the hardware to stop functioning properly (only remove this package if you no longer have the device connected to your PC).


The most used version is 1.00.000, 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 123 files and is usually about 6.01 MB (6,306,585 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sharpusa.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SHARP\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{88684C15-B94F-4457-BEBC-310A494603F4}\setup.exe -l0009 -uninst sn02is.sii
Estimated size: 6.01 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by SHARP MFP TWAIN K Scanner Driver

  • setup.exe - NW Twain Installer
  • addSharpPort.exe - AddSharpPort Module
  • Cache.dll - Cache Module
  • Composition.exe - Composer
  • Compositionps.dll
  • CprXml.dll - NSSDK (NSTSDK SCprXml Module)
  • DelSharpPort.exe - DelSharpPort Module
  • discoveryps.dll
  • ExplorerExtensions.dll - ExplorerExtensions Module
  • FlowManager.dll - NSTSDK Flow Manager Module
  • FtpServerps.dll
  • ICT.exe - ICT Module
  • FTPServer.exe - Network Scanner Tool
  • CprCgr.dll - NSTSDK Copier Cougar Module
  • DocImageExtractor.dll - DocImageExtractor Module
  • ICTHandler.dll - ICTHandler Module
  • ICTPdfGen.dll - ICTPdfGen Module
  • atm2lll.dll (by Nuance Communications) - Nuance OmniPage Capture SDK
  • Bnt.dll (by Nuance Communications)
  • CRX.dll
  • DISTR_TST.exe
  • Firewrx.dll
  • Formatter.dll
  • IctUi.dll - ICTUI Module
  • STICheck.dll - SHARP MFP
  • ICDLLW32.dll - ScanSoft OmniPage Capture SDK
  • ICHUNW32.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • FTPServer.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'FtpServer.exe' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Sharp\Sharpdesk\FtpServer.exe" -usedefault.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • FTPServer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Sharp\Sharpdesk\FTPServer.exe'.

How do I remove SHARP MFP TWAIN K Scanner Driver?

You can uninstall SHARP MFP TWAIN K 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 SHARP MFP TWAIN K 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 SHARP MFP TWAIN K Scanner Driver.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win Vista (SP2) 2%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.98%
Windows 10 29.25%
Windows XP 1.89%
Windows Vista 1.89%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 40.57%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.04%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.43%
Windows 10 Pro 5.66%
Windows 8.1 5.66%
Windows 10 Home 4.72%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.15% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.15%
  United Kingdom 6.11%
  Australia 5.34%
  France 4.58%
  Canada 3.82%
  United Arab Emirates 3.05%
  Thailand 3.05%
  New Zealand 2.29%
  Singapore 2.29%
  YT 2.29%
  DK 1.53%
  Hong Kong 1.53%
  Italy 1.53%
  Lithuania 1.53%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.62%
Dell 30.14%
Acer 12.33%
ASUS 6.85%
Intel 4.11%
Toshiba 2.74%
Lenovo 2.74%
American Megatrends 2.74%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 7520 2.11%
Hewlett-Packard 500-a60 2.11%
TOSHIBA Satellite C650 2.11%
TOSHIBA Satellite L775 1.05%
TOSHIBA Satellite L50-B 1.05%


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