Using a group policy to configure ABBYY FineReader PDF

The administrator can disable menu items and options that send or download data over the Internet. The administrator can also tweak the behavior of ABBYY FineReader PDF. The following options are available:

Enable 'FineReader PDF Blog' menu item – Displays the Help > FineReader PDF Blog menu item

Enable 'Check for Updates' menu item – Displays the Help > Check for Updates menu item

Enable 'Send Feedback' menu item – Displays the Help > Send Feedback menu item

Enable Usage Statistics – Allows the program to send anonymous data about ABBYY FineReader PDF settings and usage statistics to ABBYY for the purpose of the software improvement

Enable activation by user – Displays the Help > Activate... menu item and the Licenses dialog box (Help > About > License Info)

Enable 'Register...' menu item – Displays the Help > Register... menu item

Enable 'Buy Full Version' – Displays the Buy Full Version button in the upper right corner of the program

Enable loading marketing tips from the ABBYY servers – Allows the download of tips and ABBYY marketing messages from the ABBYY servers

Automatically check for updates – Checks automatically for ABBYY FineReader PDF updates

Enable online help – Opens the online help (offline help is only available for some versions of ABBYY FineReader)

Enable working with FTP – Allows the processing of files from folders located on the FTP server in the ABBYY Hot Folder application

Accept EULA and Privacy Policy on behalf of all group users – Don't ask users to accept the EULA and the Privacy policy.
By using this group policy the administrator accepts the EULA and the Privacy Policy on behalf of all users in the group.

Attention: you will not be additionally asked to accept any changes made to the EULA and the Privacy Policy. It is the responsibility of the Group administrator to monitor all product updates for any such changes when installing them. By using the updated product, you accept the latest EULA and Privacy Policy versions. A Group administrator can revoke consent within 10 days after the installation of the latest updates by uninstalling them.

Prompt to make ABBYY FineReader the default PDF application – Enables dialog prompts to make ABBYY FineReader PDF the default PDF viewer.

Enable 'Quick Start Guide' menu item – Displays the Help > Quick Start Guide menu item

Max number of CPU cores: N – Sets a maximum number of processors that can be used by ABBYY FineReader PDF (setting N=0 removes this restriction)

Period of inactivity (hrs) after which license will be lost: M – Vacates the Concurrent / Remote User license after M hours of user inactivity (setting M=0 disables this option)

Note. In order to have the program not display a specific menu item or option, uncheck the box next to the appropriate item or option.

Note. In order to change the above parameters, download the FineReader16.admx and FineReader16.adml files.

Setting up ABBYY FineReader PDF 16 on a local machine
Setting up ABBYY FineReader PDF 16 on all machines in the domain simultaneously

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