I can't reinstall my OpticPoro scanner

  StupidCupid 13:32 10 Jul 2007
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I upgraded my OS to XP and now I cant get my scanner going again. The disc says it works for up to Win98 or something like that. Can anyone help please?

  A-Nonymous 13:33 10 Jul 2007

How old is it?

  Pamy 16:23 10 Jul 2007

Is OpticPoro the correct name of your scanner?

I have an OpticPro9636P and that works OK with XP

  StupidCupid 16:31 10 Jul 2007

Its' a 4830P and you're right I misspelled it.It is OpticPro. It must be 6 or 7 years old but it was working OK. Its' controlled by Action Manager program

  Pamy 16:45 10 Jul 2007

I can only suggest that you uninstall it and reinstall again or after uninstalling just plug it in and see if XP finds it

  TonyV 19:59 10 Jul 2007

I have an OpticPro UT12 Scanner bought in 2000, I had difficulty in mine when I installed XP. The way I got over the problem was to install its' software with the compatibility for Win 98 or ME checked.

TonyV

  TonyV 20:09 10 Jul 2007
  TonyV 20:10 10 Jul 2007

Look here, click here It helped me out when I was stuck.

TonyV

  jimv7 21:21 10 Jul 2007
  woodchip 22:48 10 Jul 2007

I have one up in the attic, its a Driver Problem. I bought a Epson Perfection that will work. Also not as noisy and faster, better scans.

You are going to have a problem finding a Driver, if any

  StupidCupid 19:03 16 Jul 2007

Thanx everyone but I got bogged down trying to get a new driver. Too long winded. I dont understand how to install the software with the compatibility thing

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