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How to Install Abbyy FineReader?

Abbyy FineReader software converts the printed documents into digital formats after scanning and converts files in format's like jpeg, bmp  and pdf into editable text document files (like .txt and .doc (word)). The software supports Turkish language along with 186 languages and has a Turkish dictionary (for spell-check). Abbyy can be run in METU network with 5 concurrent licenses.


ABBYY FineReader 10.0 Corporate Edition Installation

1- Software setup is located in the metuabbyy10.zip file. This file can be downloaded  from software.cc.metu.edu.tr

2- metuabbyy10.zip should be extracted to the folder metuabbyy10 in some location in the PC.

3- Right click change_hosts_license.bat batch file in the hosts_batch folder in metuabbyy10 in Windows 7 and Vista. Select "Run as administrator" ("Yönetici olarak çalıştır") and run the file. In Windows XP directly double click and run the file.   

4- Run "setup.exe" in metuabbyy10 folder and start installation. After using options for personal customizations or selecting default options installation will be completed. The software will get license from the server named "license" (license.cc.metu.edu.tr), the license server information is embedded into the setup.

The computer running Abby should be connected to METU network and receive license from the network license server to run properly. 

Notice: Due to the license agreements that are made, the files mentioned above are open to METU personnel only and the use of the software is restricted to METU campus and computers.

You can ask related questions via https://itsupport.metu.edu.tr/