Old scanner driver

  geedad 16:23 04 Feb 2010
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I have an old OpticPro flatbed scanner and need the driver for it. Will it auto set up when installed?
geedad

  bremner 16:24 04 Feb 2010

What operating system?

  GaT7 16:25 04 Feb 2010

"Will it auto set up when installed?" - you'll know either way when you connect it.

OS will be handy as bremner says. G

  geedad 16:41 04 Feb 2010

I used to use it on an old Windows 98, but I am giving it to someone else who has a Windows Home
XP2 Pc.
I just thought the same as you ,that MS may have the software available to download.
But we will see. I will let you know if it works!
It is a serial connection. as opposed to USB.
May not work, in which case it will contribute to the world's rubbish!
Thanks to all,
geedad

  bremner 16:50 04 Feb 2010

click here for a range of Plustek scanner drivers

  GaT7 16:50 04 Feb 2010

Many OpticPro drivers listed for download at click here.

If no go, you could also consider giving it away free on FreeCycle click here / click here. Someone could eventually get it to work. G

  geedad 18:58 04 Feb 2010

bremner
Crossbow7
Thank you all!
I've just trawled the old 98 and found software relating to OpticPro 9630P!
I have copied it to a floppy ( we used these once upon a time!), and I hope that the recipient can use this to install the scanner.
Why didn't I think of that before!
Thank you all again for your rapid responses and help.
geedad

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