scanners and printers xp

  charlie12 11:34 03 Nov 03

with windows me i could copy from scanner to printer direct. after upgrading to xp i am now finding have to scan to my pictures/my documents before printing.i have downloaded drivers from hp but this hasnt solved the problem any suggestions or am i asking for to much!

  david.h 17:47 03 Nov 03

I have a different make scanner [microtek v6usl] when I upgraded to xp from 98 to xp no problems I can scan direct to printer/ fax/ email or to software on the computer. HP should be able to do the same as they are good scanners have you the latest XP driver?

  BarryKeith 18:36 03 Nov 03

It's the scanner driver that drives the direct copy facility, so you need to update that, rather than the printer driver

  charlie12 19:12 03 Nov 03

thanks barry keith,david h, did download updated driver from hp i just hope it is something i have overlooked in setup maybe

  woodchip 19:24 03 Nov 03

It's not drivers that do the work, it is extra software that is loaded with the scanner, that does the above.

  charlie12 11:18 06 Nov 03

dear all solved problem. bought new scanner!many thanks for your help

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