How to remove\change the license number for FineReader?

Note: This article corresponds only to locally installed program.

Follow the instructions below to remove a license:

  1. Delete the license file. It has an extension *.ABBYY.License and located by the following path: C:\ProgramData\ABBYY\FineReader\<version number>\Licenses.
  2. Restart the ABBYY FineReader Licensing Service:
    1. Press Windows+R buttons.
    2. Type services.msc and press Enter.
    3. Find the ABBYY FineReader Licensing Service in the list of services.
    4. Right-click the service and select Restart from the shortcut menu.
    5. Start ABBYY FineReader. The Activation Wizard will be opened and you will be asked for activation of the program.

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