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What is pptd40nt.exe?


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Windows Process Description:

The process file pptd40nt.exe is also recognized as the PaperPort Print to Desktop for NT. It is a process belonging to the software ScanSoft PaperPort. These other software also seems to be related to the file pptd40nt.exe: Brother Extensions, PaperPort 8.0 SE and Visioneer PaperPort. The program file pptd40nt.exe is from the company Nuance Communications, Inc. The pptd40nt.exe process is not a central part of the Windows operating systems, but it is a harmless file nonetheless.

As part of the ScanSoft PaperPort software, the pptd40nt.exe file provides the "PaperPort desktop function". The pptd40nt.exe program file provides the option "printing from the desktop". The executable file process can only be found on Windows NT operating systems. The pptd40nt.exe application may be found in the folder of C:/Program Files/Scansoft/PaperPort/pptd40nt.exe. The remind32.exe, opware12.exe and opware32.exe executable files are related to the executable file pptd40nt.exe.

The pptd40nt.exe process file have various file sizes on Windows Operating Systems: in 53% of all occurrences, 57393 bytes and on various instances, it has been observed to have a file sizes such as 36864 bytes, 45108 bytes, 29184 bytes, 26624 bytes, 69632 bytes, 30428 bytes and 61440 bytes. The process file is not really required to initialize upon Windows startup, but upon the boot process of Windows, it does so when Windows launches this registry entry: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SOFTWARE/Microsoft/Windows/CurrentVersion/Run. The pptd40nt.exe program does not present a visible window when it is being used.

The ScanSoft PaperPort software houses the pptd40nt.exe program file. The ScanSoft PaperPort makes using the scanner easier. It eliminates paper files converting it to digital files which users can easily manage, use, find or share. The PaperPort's patented "ScanDirect and one touch technology simplifies the scanning operations in just a few clicks of the mouse from any device. With the ScanSoft PaperPort, users are also enabled to scan file directly into PDF format.

Author: Nuance Communications, Inc. formerly ScanSoft Inc..

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Part Of: ScanSoft PaperPort

Memory Usage: Low only 250 kb of the computer system's memory resources are consumed by the pptd40nt.exe process.

System Process: No

Application: Yes

Background Process: Yes

Uses Network: No

Uses Internet: No

Hardware Related: No

Common Path: C:\Program Files\Scansoft\PaperPort\pptd40nt.exe

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