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    djeddi sami

    i like

    #3892886 Reply | Quote

    This is an incredible surprise.
    Thank you very much.

    #3893617 Reply | Quote

    I did everything as directed, but did not receive a registration key. I got an email that should have had it, but the key was not included. What do I do now?

    #3893906 Reply | Quote

    [@Robertajo]Did you get the Russian-language email from sender “[email protected]”, or just the English-language one from Sharewareonsale? If the latter, you have to follow the instructions in that email to get the email from ABBYY. (FYI, the checkbox on the Russian-language page is agreeing to receive marketing email (presumably in Russian?<lol>) from abbyy…)

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    It is about 3 hours ago that I got the download link sent via email & after following instructions to get the key, nothing has come up. Normally u get the key a few moments later. I even tried the alternative registration page, to no avail.

    What’s going on? I would not like to miss out on this otherwise great software.


    #3894319 Reply | Quote

    Typically a form that needs to be filled out is in PDF format. Since the title of this software says its a reader and not a writer, are you saying that

      ABBYY Screenshot Reader

    will allow me to complete the fields in a PDF file?
    Also, it would be nice if we could pick and choose options (who needs 160 languages?!?) to cut down on the 240 MB download!
    Thanks, SWoS, for the offering!

    #3894361 Reply | Quote

    Seems easier just to use the ABBY link here…

    I got a response within 30 seconds using a disposable address, and with the “receive promotions” box unchecked.

    #3894678 Reply | Quote

    Big install, big dossier in my program Files (86) with numerous useless files, long operation to registered and finally, result reduces to nothing… Is it really serious ?

    #3895371 Reply | Quote

    While this program works very well (as do all the ABBYY programs I have), one caveat for those of you who, like me, prefer to run a lean machine: despite having activated successfully, these programs all require a “licensing service” to be running, which means you either have to have the service running constantly in the background even if you use this only occasionally, or you have to stop everything to go into Services and start the service before taking a capture, and then remember to stop it after taking a capture. Every other company manages to maintain licensing without a constantly running service in the background, but every Abbyy program has this serious annoyance, which is a shame considering how useful their programs are. The constant “phoning home” to check the license also may strike some as a security issue, considering it’s a Russian company, though my many years of experience with Abbyy leads me to believe they are reputable. I just don’t like this constantly running (or inconvenient) checking back to the mother ship :). Not the worst inconvenience for my Abbyy Fine Reader, as I don’t use it much and do the “start service/stop service” dance, but I can see using the screenshot reader a lot more. For the meantime, sticking with Ashampoo Snap7 for regular screenshots and saving this for OCR needs.

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    Stan Solomon

    [ @Ashraf]
    I have tried to obtain my license key three times. Each time I have received an E-mail that tells me to go through the three steps that I performed to get the E-mail. It is 43 minutes since I received the first E-mail.

    #3895888 Reply | Quote

    Amazing! Thanks

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    Linda H

    I keep getting a “failed” message on the download. Is the site experiencing problems? I have Windows 8.1 and chose that as my download. Both the original site and the mirror site give me the failed message.

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    [ @Ashraf]
    a very useful tool in our day by day work

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