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

  1. Download the FineReader16.admx and FineReader16.adml files.
  2. Place the FineReader.admx file into the %systemroot%\sysvol\domain*\policies\PolicyDefinitions folder, and the FineReader16.adml file into the %systemroot%\sysvol\domain*\policies\PolicyDefinitions\en-us folder.
    * domain name
  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 PDF and open the Change FineReader 16 settings policy.


  9. Mark the appropriate parameters and click OK.


  10. To save your changes, update the group policies on the server and restart ABBYY FineReader PDF on the workstation.

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

5/17/2023 7:34:38 AM

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