Re: don't know how to connect my umax scanner

From: Per Jönsson (
Date: Wed Jan 03 2001 - 00:22:19 PST

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    On Tue, 2 Jan 2001, Oliver Rauch wrote:

    >Per Jönsson wrote:
    >> No, I have tried with NT4 and Win98, and cannot get the scanner to work in
    >> those. When I first bought the scanner, I used Win95, so I believe (or
    >> hope at least) that the problem is the driver (VistaScan). I haven't
    >> tried the scanner with Win2k, because I don't want to mess up my
    >> installation (I recall that VistaScan isn't that uninstallable ;-))... The
    >> problem in windows is "link error", and I guess that can mean that either
    >> the card, the scanner, or both are damaged. However, as I said, I hope
    >> that it is the driver that doesn't work.
    >Hi Per,
    >to make sure yo do not have a hardware problem (in fact it looks like this to me)
    >you should start with windows and get the scanner to work on windows at first.

    I guess so... I have connected the scanner to a computer running Windows
    95 now, but haven't got it recognized yet by the system. Is there any way
    to test the adapter card? I'm thinking of something that corresponds to
    pinging the loopback address of an ethernet card.



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