Re: I can't get scanners to work in Vista
How about diconnecting the scanner before installing the drivers and
software? A lot of printers need to be installed that way and perhaps
"gecko" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> On Sat, 15 Mar 2008 10:56:53 GMT, gecko <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>I think I understand what you are saying. My UMAX Powerlook II is a
>>SCSI scanner, and was working on the same machine that was XP and now
>>is my test bed for VISTA, I think the problem may be with the PCI
>>adapter card itself, which I now discover Device Manager says does not
>>have drivers installed. I'll have to discover if a VISTA driver
>>exists for this card.
>>Thanks for your interest. This goes for all you guys.
> I downloaded and installed VUESCAN v8.4.63, and it executes fine, but
> cannot find a scanner (both the HP AIO and the Powerlook II were on at
> I have searched for a driver for this SCSI card, but have not been
> able to find one. VISTA's method of searching for a driver did not
> come up with anything. DriverAgent.com does not either. I haven't
> tried DriverGude yet, but that site drives me crazy. I examined the
> card and only found the following identifiers:
> AV 2906
> ASSY 1778406 BESC 1260294
> 1778407-00 REV A
> I am hoping this card will run under VISTA, but now I am having
> doubts. What do you guys think?