AGFA SnapScan 1212 Scanner

  diljitsinghji 14:24 05 Jan 2005

I have the above parrell port scanner with Agfa Scanwise CD 1.02 that was working ok with windows 98. I have upgraded to XP and the scanner does not work. Infact the PC freezes Any suggestions?

  ACOLYTE 14:30 05 Jan 2005

According to click here

xp does not support this scanner and they wont be making drivers fot it.

  jack 14:33 05 Jan 2005

New Scanner is the simple answer.
Scanners have their own processor the controls the scan and tracking motors and image capture device.

The software is on a ROM chip.
Although some manufactuers offered download up grades for the NTFS [2000/XP] system they tended not to be succesful.

As a last resort see if Agfa offer such a service
and/or take a look at the CD and see if it includes 2000 drivers, these is just a chance..........

  Stuartli 15:03 05 Jan 2005

The parallel port version of the 1212 didn't have XP drivers although the USB version did (the model I have); XP doesn't support parallet port models.

The 1212p without the on/off switch's latest driver (up to Windows 2000) can be found at:

click here

With the switch it's at:

click here

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