chkfont.exe - What is chkfont.exe?
chkfont.exe Process Description:
The process chkfont.exe is the executable file of the Ulead Photo Express 2 Special Edition Check Fonts program.
The program chkfont.exe is described as Pe2ckfnt SE. The file chkfont.exe has a known file size of 25,088 bytes. It is located in the installation subfolder on the C:/Program Files folder. The file chkfont.ext runs in the background and has no visible window or taskbar icon. The program chkfont.exe checks to see if the proper fonts are installed on a computer that has a Ulead Scanner or Digital Imaging hardware installed on it.
The font checking performed by the program chkfont.exe is necessary for the Optical Character Recognition (OCR) capabilities of the scanner or digital imaging hardware to work properly. Most scanners have the ability to scan a hard copy of a text document and convert the image back into an editable text document through optical character recognition. The user can then proceed to edit the document as deemed necessary. Not all fonts are used in OCR which is why it is important that the proper fonts are installed on a computer system that needs to run OCR capabilities.
The program chkfont.exe will determine whether the OCR-A and OCR-B character sets that contain upper case and lower case letters, numbers, as well as several special characters. With OCR enabled, a scanner can automatically provide a filename to the scanned document consisting of the first few words that appear in the document and which have been recognized by the OCR software, much like the default filenames provided by Microsoft Word when a document is saved for the first time. It will also check for fonts that are used in enhancing photos and multimedia files that is possible through the Ulead Photo Express program.
The file chkfont.exe is a valid program file that should not be deleted or altered in any way unless there are concerns that it is not the legitimate chkfont.exe process. The application chkfont.exe is not considered a core file of the Windows Sytem.Author: Ulead Systems.
Author URL: http://www.ulead.com/
Part of: Ulead Photo Express 2 SE
System Process: No
Background Process: Yes
Uses Network: No
Uses Internet: No
Hardware Related: Yes
Common Path: C:/Program Files/Ulead Systems/Ulead Photo Express 2 SE/ChkFont.exe
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The Reason for chkfont.exe Errors:
chkfont.exe errors are potential critical Windows registry errors and are often brought on by a damaged registry that you should rectify at once to prevent even further damage in other software and/or hardware. Receiving these errors puts your PC at risk for fatal crashes, blue screen errors as well as hardware failure.
Symptoms of chkfont.exe Errors:
Common symptoms from chkfont.exe errors include poor system performance, extended program start up times, problems opening files, long pauses in software procedures, software closing without an indication of error, input freezing and programs crash.
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