Thanks for your post as well as to John for the information sharing.
I have checked HP web site and find the following information regarding HP
"We are sorry to inform you that there will be no Windows Vista support
available for your HP product. Therefore your product will not work with
If you are using the Windows Vista operating system on your computer,
please consider upgrading to a newer HP product that is supported on
Windows Vista. HP has numerous products on the market that support Windows
It seems HP 6300 scanner is not officially supported in Vista.
Therefore, you could try John's suggestion to install other drivers for old
Windows OS or upgrade your HP product.
Microsoft Online Support
Microsoft Global Technical Support Center
| From: "VINAY DALMIA" <VINAY@newsgroup.nospam>
| Subject: Driver for HP 6300 Scanner
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| We have a HP 6300 Scanner which we want to install in VISTA. HP is not
| supporting driver for this . Is there any Solution?