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What does the FtLnSOP.exe file do?

The FtLnSOP.exe process is also known as Event MFC Application or, as the case may be, Event message receiver/reflector for fujitsu scanner drivers and is a part of Fujitsu Scanner Utility for Microsoft Windows. This software is produced by PFU LIMITED (www.pfu.fujitsu.com). An obsolete or defective version of FtLnSOP.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about FtLnSOP.exe Event MFC Application

FtLnSOP.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. FtLnSOP.exe is found in a subdirectory of C:\Windows. Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 212,992 bytes (50% of all these files), 143,360 bytes or, as the case may be, 233,472 bytes.
The application does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The FtLnSOP file is not part of the Windows operating system. Windows starts the process each time that the computer boots up (Registry: MACHINE\Run). The FtLnSOP file is not a Windows system file, but it is nontheless located in the C:\Windows folder. FtLnSOP.exe is capable of log keyboard entries. For this reason, 52% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves FtLnSOP.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.

What do other computer users say about FtLnSOP?

FtLnSOP.exe is an Event MFC Application, part of the Fujitsu Scanner Utility for Windows. It's usually found in C:\Windows\twain_32\fjscan32\SOP\. It normally runs at start-up. If you unload it by End Process, it will start up again when you next scan.
David Rollo

Summary: One user judges FtLnSOP.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net

How to uninstall Fujitsu Scanner Utility for Microsoft Windows

To remove Event MFC Application from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
  2. Type the word uninstall.
  3. Click Add or remove programs.
  4. Now locate Fujitsu Scanner Utility for Microsoft Windows in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if FtLnSOP.exe (Event MFC Application) was uninstalled cleanly

After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of Event MFC Application. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Event MFC Application or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.

What to do if a program does not uninstall

The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.

Last but not least

If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or FtLnSOP.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.

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