Installing ABBYY FineReader

The installation program will guide you through ABBYY FineReader installation. Please close all other applications before installing ABBYY FineReader.

To install ABBYY FineReader:

  1. Insert the CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive. The installation program will be launched automatically 
  2. Follow the installation program instructions.
If the installation program is not launched automatically:
  1. Click the Start button on the Taskbar and select the Settings/Control Panel item.
  2. Double-click the Add/Remove Programs icon.
  3. Select the Install/Uninstall tab and click the Install button.
  4. Follow the installation program instructions.

Installation options
During the installation, you will be asked to select one of the two installation options: 

If you come across an error message, please see the Readme.htm file for assistance (located on the ABBYY FineReader CD-ROM).

Note: If you wish to use user dictionaries and patterns from a previously installed version of FineReader, do not uninstall it prior to installing the new version. All existing user patterns and dictionaries will then be available for use in the latest version.

Network installation
Hardware and software requirements
Starting FineReader
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