Installing Scansoft OmniPage 15 on Windows 10 and Windows 11

Installing your Scansoft OmniPage 15 on Windows or Windows 11 10 32bit or 64bit can be very easily defined in these short steps…

How to install OmniPage 15

A quick word of advice: best to follow the instructions below precisely and to the letter, including folder names and paths, that way you will reduce the risk of having any problems…

  1. Obtain your copy of the Longbow Reviver tool here and install it – you need version V4.10 or newer
  2. Using Windows Explorer, copy your entire OmniPage 15 install CD media to your hard drive, to a folder path c:\InstallCDs\Scansoft\OmniPage15
  3. Start the Longbow Reviver tool…
    1. Select the 1st tab “Old Installer Reviver
    2. using the ‘…’ button pick the c:\InstallCDs\Scansoft\OmniPage15\OmniPage 15\OmniPage folder
    3. Now click the ‘Fix and Run Old Installer’ button
    4. Read and understand all the prompts that appear, then continue by clicking OK.
  4. Once your Omni Page 15 setup screen appears, install as normal except:
    1. As shown just below, when you arrive at the Setup Type, pick Custom then it is vitally important that you install to c:\Scansoft\OmniPage15 (not C:\Program Files (x86)\Scansoft\OmniPage 15 as normally prompted)
    2. now carry on and install as normal
    3. Do not reboot if prompted to do so
  5. Now OmniPage 15 is installed, back in the Longbow Reviver tool
    1. select the 2nd tab “Old Program Reviver
    2. pick the newly installed c:\Scansoft\OmniPage15 folder and click ‘Fix Old Program’
    3. Say ‘No’ if the Reviver tool asks if you want to re-register…
  6. Now you can happily run your OmniPage 15


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