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This serial number cannot be activated automatically

The following error message appears during activation of the program: This serial number cannot be activated automatically. You may be are trying to activate the program on more computers than is allowed by the End User License Agreement.

The "The RPC server is unavailable" error appears at the launch

When I launch the application, the following message appears: The connection to the licensing service has been lost. Trying to reconnect... If I click the Cancel button, another message appears: ABBYY Licensing Service is unavailable: The RPC server is unavailable.

Office 2016 (Microsoft Word, Excel 2016) crashes at launch when FineReader or PDF Transformer is installed

MS Office 2016 applications (Microsoft Word, Excel) stop working after moving ABBYY FineReader (or PDF Transformer) to PC with newer Windows version or after upgrade to Microsoft Office 2016 or Office 365.

FineReader Pro for Mac hangs under MacOS Sierra

FineReader Pro for Mac won’t launch (just hangs) under Mac OS Sierra.

"The RPC server is unavailable" error message appears when the program is started

When ABBYY FineReader is started, the following error message appears:  ABBYY licensing service is unavailable. The RPC server is unavailable.

USB Key Does Not Work

My USB-key doesn't work. What are the possible reasons for this?

Recognizing Handprinted Text

Can handwritten text be recognized?

ABBYY FineReader Engine is not licensed

Why does the message “ABBYY FineReader Engine is not licensed”/“This is an unlicensed copy of the ABBYY FineReader Engine” appear?

Requested functionality is not available

The Requested functionality is not available /allowed error message appears.

Invalid serial number for developer installation

The "Invalid serial number for developer installation. Please see the Distribution section in the ABBYY FineReader Engine Help File." error message appears.