scanner driver ?

  trevpow 19:34 05 Nov 07
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im running win vista home and have a old but working good scanner a primax colorado direct and need a driver that will work with vista having prob,s finding one, anyone know there best to look ? thank you...

  Totally-braindead 19:40 05 Nov 07

I don't think if the scanner is old that you will have any luck. Sorry. Only suggestion I have is you might be able to use an XP driver if its run in compatabilty mode. I am not certain if this works but I did read somewhere in the Vista forum of someone who used a hardware driver for XP under Vista in compatability mode and it worked.
Its just a suggestion if no one comes up with a driver and as I said I have no idea if it works or not.
I had the same problem when I moved to XP and with no driver I did eventually have to get a new scanner. Price of progress I suppose but I wasn't happy about it.

  jack 19:49 05 Nov 07

If the scanner forked for XP then the compatability suggestion is you only option.
If the scanner is from the DIS era[95/8/me[
Chances are it will not go at all- DOS based scanner wont play to NTFS tunes

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