How to completely remove the FineReader PDF 15 version?


How to completely remove FineReader PDF 15 from the computer?


To remove the program use the standard Windows method:

  1. Click Start > type Control Panel and select it.
  2. Select Programs > Programs and Features.
  3. Right-click the FineReader version 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:\Program Files (x86)\ABBYY FineReader <version>
  • C:\ProgramData\ABBYY\FineReader<version>
  • C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\ABBYY\FineReader\<version>
  • C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Roaming\ABBYY\FineReader\<version>
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\ABBYY\FineReader\<version>
  • C:\temp\FR<version>

Please note that the ProgramData and AppData folders can be hidden.

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    rajesh cheedalla

    Hi, How can I uninstall ABBYY FineReader 14 using PowerShell command? 
    This command doesn't help me:

    msixec /x {F14000CE–0001–0000–0000–074957833700}

    I am on Windows 2019.


    Thanks in advance.

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    Halyna Zernova

    Hi Rajesh,

    Thank you for your reply.

    I have created a ticket based on your comment - Question #421657.

    Please await answer to your email.

    Kind regards,

    Halyna Zernova






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