Scanner not found.

  Meshuga 07:28 23 May 2003
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I am using Win ME and suddenly the scanner icon in my task bar has a red dot and reads "scanner not found" although I can scan items and they automatically transfer to the printer and print ok. Can anyone offer a solution please.Meshuga.

  Lú-tzé 08:32 23 May 2003

Try a reinstall of the scanner twain software.

  Â ÑÌÇKÑÂMË 08:37 23 May 2003

If it a usb scanner,try removeing other things usb first,cameras,printers remove the drivers and put scanner in first.Then reinstall the rest.


Regards.

  Meshuga 10:30 23 May 2003

Thanks to Lu-tze and A NICKNAME. Have tried your suggestions but no success. Will have to look into it further when time permits. Regards, Meshuga.

  rawprawn 10:42 23 May 2003

Go to the scanners website & try looking for an updated driver or even reinstall the driver you have. I had a similar problem & I needed a drver update (Although I didn't get a red dot)

  Steinman 10:58 23 May 2003

Not an ideal solution but try System Restore to go back to a time when all ok.

  Meshuga 16:54 23 May 2003

To rawprawn and Steinman,many thanks, all the replies seem to point to Drivers. Will download latest. Sorry about the delay in replying,problems at home. Regards, Meshuga.

  blin 21:37 10 Jul 2003

have upgraded with new motherboard, graphics card, amd processor.
on win98se.

Installed hp scanjet 4400c , says scanner software loaded scccessfully.

have gone on hp website, re-did all 8 page settings they suggested.
the only driver I can find on their site takes over 6hrs to download.

there must be somebody out there who has had the same problem, I am at the end of my patience.

plese help desperate BLIN

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