scanner networking

  menorcarob2 11:25 21 Nov 2004
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hi
i have two computers networked both xp pro, i also have a epson 1200u scanner,does anybody know of some software that i can use to make the scanner available on my network, pref freebie.

thanks

  menorcarob2 14:15 21 Nov 2004

anyhelp please

  Jakey boy 14:55 21 Nov 2004

I don't think that it's possible. I could suggest that you install your scanner software on the client PC, and then browse to the network location. Don't know if that works, haven't tried it myself, but you never know. Just a suggestion mind!

  Jakey boy 14:59 21 Nov 2004
  Jakey boy 15:02 21 Nov 2004
  menorcarob2 15:41 21 Nov 2004

looked at those but they want 35$ i wont be doing that many scans so i will leave it for now and see how it goes, thanks for your help.

  mrdsgs 15:58 21 Nov 2004

assuming your scanner is usb, the solution is a usb switch. belkin make good ones. don't be confused with a usb hub.

you can get networkable scanners but they cost more.

having said that, i have an old hp scanner that is networkable, even via wireless.

mrdsgs

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