Error message appears in FineReader: "A sharing violation occurs while accessing a file"

Issue

The following error message appears while FineReader is running:

A sharing violation occurred while accessing <file name>.

Cause

This error is caused by interference from antivirus software.

Resolution

  1. Disable antivirus software when working with FineReader.
  2. Add all of FineReader's processes to your antivirus' list of trusted processes:
    • FineReader.exe,
    • FineReaderOCR.exe
    • FineExec.exe

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