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What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
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Global Rank #13,305
United States Rank #12,468
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16.1.0000 55.41%
16.0.0000 44.59%

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ScanSoft OmniPage 16

What is ScanSoft OmniPage 16?

OmniPage is an optical character recognition application available from Nuance Communications. OmniPage supports more than 120 different languages.

About  (from Nuance Communications)

The continued use of paper and information that is locked in non-editable digital formats slows people down and frequently leads to "knowledge re-creation". This wasted time is a drain on both productivity and profits. As a leading document imaging solution, OmniPage is the fastest and most precise way to convert docum...  Read more


ScanSoft OmniPage 16 is a program developed by Nuance Communications. The most used version is 16.1.0000, 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. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 707.25 KB (724,224 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 45% of users of ScanSoft OmniPage 16 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nuance.com
Help link: support.nuance.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\common files\installshield\updateservice
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{E266A847-8872-4B43-950E-934C1E5AD3C7}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 707.25 KB

Program filesFiles installed by ScanSoft OmniPage 16

  • _ispmres.dll (by InstallShield Software) - InstallShield Update Manager (InstallShield Update Manager Resource DLL)
  • _isusres.dll (by InstallShield Software) - InstallShield Update Service (InstallShield Update Service Resource DLL)
  • agent.exe - InstallShield Update Service Agent
  • isdm.exe - InstallShield Update Service Download Manager
  • issch.exe - InstallShield Update Service Scheduler
  • isuspm.exe - InstallShield Update Service Update Manager

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • isuspm.exe is scheduled as a task named 'InstallShield Update Service' (runs weekly on Mondays at 10:00).
  • issch.exe is scheduled as a task named 'InstallShield software-updateservice' (runs weekly on Mondays at 10:00).
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • isuspm.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'ISUSPM Startup' and executes as C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\UPDATE~1\ISUSPM.exe -startup.
  • issch.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'ISUSScheduler' and executes as "C:\Program Files\common files\installshield\updateservice\issch.exe" -start.
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • issch.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ISUSScheduler' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\issch.exe" -start.
  • isuspm.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ISUSPM Startup' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\isuspm.exe" -startup.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.02 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000292287%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00000725%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00002198%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:5,110
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:29 Bytes
435.61 KB average
Memory:1.74 MB
Total CPU:0.0051947611%
Kernel CPU:0.00155802%
User CPU:0.00363674%

How do I remove ScanSoft OmniPage 16?

You can uninstall ScanSoft OmniPage 16 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 ScanSoft OmniPage 16, 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 ScanSoft OmniPage 16.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win XP 0%
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 61.59%
Windows 10 18.76%
Windows XP 11.26%
Windows Vista 8.17%
Windows Server 2003 0.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.62%
Windows 7 Professional 17.15%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.36%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.91%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.79%
Windows 10 Home 5.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.16% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.16%
  Germany 20.48%
  France 7.31%
  United Kingdom 3.29%
  Canada 3.11%
  Netherlands 2.38%
  Italy 2.38%
  Switzerland 2.01%
  Austria 1.65%
  Belgium 1.46%
  Australia 1.28%
  DZ 1.28%
  Sweden 0.73%
  Spain 0.73%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 24.89%
Hewlett-Packard 20.36%
Acer 9.95%
Intel 8.14%
Medion 6.79%
ASUS 5.88%
Toshiba 3.17%
American Megatrends 2.71%
Lenovo 1.81%
Sahara 1.36%
Samsung 1.36%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.54%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.92%
Dell XPS 8300 2.61%
Dell Dell XPS420 2.61%
MEDIONPC MS-7707 2.61%
Dell Inspiron 580 1.96%

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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