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Article ID: 669 | Category: PDF Conversion | Type: Hot Fix | Last Modified: 9/7/2012

Trial version stamps in PDF files remain after the program has been activated

Description

ABBYY PDF Transformer 2.0 continues to leave trial version stamps on PDF files after it has been activated.

Solution

The steps you should take to resolve this issue depend on your operating system.

In Windows XP

  1. Click this link to download the installer for the latest build of ABBYY PDF Transformer 2.0 (build 2.0.0.1147; part# 4912)
  2. Uninstall ABBYY PDF Tansformer 2.0:
    1. Open the Start menu.
    2. Select the Control Panel.
    3. Select the Programs and Features item.
    4. Select ABBYY PDF Transformer 2.0 from the list and click the Uninstall button
  3. Following the instructions in the InstallShield Wizard.
  4. Open the registry editor:  
    • Open the Start menu and select the Run item.
    • Type 'regedit' in the Open box.
    • Click OK.
  5. Find the following subkey in the registry and delete it:
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ABBYY\PDFTransformer\2.0]
  6. Delete this folder: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\ABBYY\PDFTransformer\2.0
  7. Restart the computer.
  8. Install ABBYY PDF Transformer 2.0 from the installer you downloaded and activate it.

In Windows Vista, Windows 7

  1. Click this link to download the installer for the latest build of ABBYY PDF Transformer 2.0 (build 2.0.0.1147; part# 4912)
  2. Uninstall ABBYY PDF Transformer 2.0:
    1. Open the Start menu.
    2. Select the Control Panel.
    3. Select the Programs and Features item.
    4. Select ABBYY PDF Transformer 2.0 from the list and click the Uninstall button
    5. Following the instructions in the InstallShield Wizard.
  3. Open the registry editor:  
    • Open the Start menu.
    • Type 'regedit' in the Search programs and files box.
    • Press the Enter key.
  4. Find the following subkey in the registry and delete it:
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ABBYY\PDFTransformer\2.0]
  5. Open the Start menu and select the Control Panel item.
  6. Select the User Accounts item.
  7. Select the Change User Account Control settings item and move the slider in the User Account Control Settings dialog down to the lowest value (Never notify).
  8. Restart the computer.
  9. Install ABBYY PDF Transformer 2.0 from the installer you downloaded and activate it.
  10. Restart the computer.
  11. Make sure there are no more trial version stamps in PDF files.
  12. Return the User Account Control settings to its default.
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