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Discussion in 'Computers & Technology Forum' started by Gwyneth, Jan 5, 2006.

  1. Gwyneth

    Gwyneth <img src=/gwyneth.gif>

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    I have recently bought an XP computer, but my scanner will not go in there, the computer will say that the scanner is sucessfully installed, but when I try to use it it says scanner not found :confused: what can I do?
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  2. preacher

    preacher New Member

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    Go to control panel, clik on the scanner/camera icon. Does it list your scanner there? If not then reinstall software.
    Also check in the Device Manager & see if a scanning device is listed. If so then rite clik on the particular scanner, go to properties & it will tell you if there is a problem with the scanner...drivers failed to load etc.
    All else fails for a quickie...reboot.See what happens.
     
  3. bruren777

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    If your scanner is there. You could try to uninstall it and reinstall it. You will find this in the control panel.
     
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    If it is an older scanner, it may not work without new drivers for xp. If the suggestions above don't work go to the scanner manufacturer site and see if they don't have a new driver for it.
     
  5. Gwyneth

    Gwyneth <img src=/gwyneth.gif>

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    "If it is an older scanner, it may not work without new drivers for xp. If the suggestions above don't work go to the scanner manufacturer site and see if they don't have a new driver for it."

    You are right they don`t do XP ....... I`ll have to get a new one :(
    Thanks to all who sent assistance,
    Gwyneth
     
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