What does the ScannerFinder.exe file do?
The ScannerFinder.exe process is also known as SDII MFC Application and is a part of SDII Application. This software is produced by unknown. An obsolete or defective version of ScannerFinder.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- SDII MFC Application has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- SDII MFC Application has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- ScannerFinder.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module ScannerFinder.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about ScannerFinder.exe SDII MFC Application
ScannerFinder.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. ScannerFinder.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 372,736 bytes (25% of all these files), 356,352 bytes, 303,104 bytes or, as the case may be, 344,064 bytes.
The ScannerFinder file does not contain any exact product information, as would normally be expected today. This ScannerFinder program is initiated as part of Windows start-up (Registry: MACHINE\User Shell Folders, MACHINE\Run). The file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. ScannerFinder.exe is capable of interpret keystrokes. For this reason, 56% 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 ScannerFinder.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 ScannerFinder?
|microtek scan button program |
|This file is part and installed with Some Microtek Flatbed Scanners. I use the Microtek scanner and it runs and is part of its process for detecting and telling the application that the scanner has been located and is ready for use. |
Summary: 3 users judge ScannerFinder.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. One user considers it harmless. source: file.net
How to uninstall SDII Application
To remove SDII MFC Application from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate SDII Application in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if ScannerFinder.exe (SDII 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 SDII MFC Application. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for SDII 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 ScannerFinder.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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