Setting up ABBYY FineReader 15 on all machines in the domain simultaneously

  1. Download the FineReader15.admx and FineReader15.adml files.
  2. Place the FineReader.admx file into the %systemroot%\sysvol\domain\policies\PolicyDefinitions folder, and the FineReader15.adml file into the %systemroot%\sysvol\domain\policies\PolicyDefinitions\en-us folder.
  3. Open the Run dialog box (Win + R) and execute gpmc.msc.
    This will open the Group Policy Management console.
  4. Create a new group policy object. To do this, open the shortcut menu for the Group Policy objects node and select New.
  5. Enter a name for your group policy and click OK.
  6. Expand the Group Policy objects node.


  7. Open the shortcut menu for the group policy object created in step 4 and select Edit. This will open the Group Policy Management Editor window.
  8. To edit a group policy, select User Configuration > Policies > Administrative Templates: Policy definitions (ADMX files retrieved from the central store) > ABBYY FineReader 15 and open the Change FineReader 15 settings policy.


  9. Mark the appropriate parameters and click OK.


  10. To save your changes, update your server-side group policies and restart ABBYY FineReader 15 on your workstation.

Note. Parameters set up using Group Policy are applied globally to all applications that are part of ABBYY FineReader 15.

9/19/2019 6:18:36 PM


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