How to completely remove FineReader PDF 16 for Windows


How to completely remove the FineReader PDF 16 version from the computer?


To remove the program, please use the standard Windows methods:

  1. Click Start > type Control Panel and select it.
  2. Select Programs > Programs and Features.
  3. Right-click ABBYY FineReader PDF you want to uninstall.
  4. Select Uninstall.

The instructions on how to uninstall programs are also available in the Microsoft article.

Then delete the following program folders (if they still exist):

  • C:\temp\FR16
  • C:\ProgramData\ABBYY\FineReader\16
  • C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\ABBYY\FineReader\16 
  • C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Roaming\ABBYY\FineReader\16
  • C:\Program Files\Common Files\ABBYY\FineReader\16
  • C:\Program Files\ABBYY FineReader 16

Please note that ProgramData and AppData folders can be hidden.

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