What is ABBYY FineReader 5.0?

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Overview

ABBYY FineReader 5.0 is published by ABBYY. You can find out more about ABBYY FineReader 5.0 at its official website or at ABBYY's website.


How do I clean ABBYY FineReader 5.0?

ABBYY FineReader 5.0 may store excess, temporary data on your computer that can take up valuable space. It may also store private data such as passwords or browsing history in the registry or on the file system. The easiest way to erase this data is by downloading AppCleaner, it is 100% free and about 1MB in size. A portable version is also available.

Clean ABBYY FineReader 5.0
with AppCleaner

If you want to clean ABBYY FineReader 5.0 manually, you can follow the steps outlined below. ABBYY FineReader 5.0 stores private data in two registry keys.

Registry

To clean the registry from data stored by ABBYY FineReader 5.0, you can use the Microsoft Registry Editor (regedit.exe) which is installed by default on all Windows operating systems. First of all, open regedit.exe by carrying out these steps:

  • Hit the Windows key , usually located in the lower left of your keyboard between the Ctrl and Alt keys.
  • Windows XP/Vista/7: Click Run...
  • Type regedit.exe
  • Hit Enter

Now use regedit.exe to delete the registry keys:

    • Expand HKEY_CURRENT_USER from the root of the tree in the left pane.
    • Expand Software.
    • Expand ABBYY.
    • Expand Sprint.
    • Expand 5.00.
    • Click Options.
    • Right-click OpenImagePath in the right pane.
    • Choose Delete from the context menu.
    • Click Yes.
    • Expand HKEY_CURRENT_USER from the root of the tree in the left pane.
    • Expand Software.
    • Expand ABBYY.
    • Expand Sprint.
    • Expand 5.00.
    • Click Options.
    • Right-click ExportToFilePath in the right pane.
    • Choose Delete from the context menu.
    • Click Yes.

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