obsolete usb scanners and vista
For those of you who have USB scanners that Vista has reported to be
incompatible, do the following.
1- Make sure you have your scanner installation CD
2- Unplug the USB lead from the scanner to the computer.
3- Restart Vista
4- Plug in the USB cable for the scanner to your computer.
5- Vista will state "new hardware found, searching for drivers" let this
finish, you will then be prompted for your driver software disc
6- Insert CD and click on next, Vista will install your scanner and it will
work fine in the Vista Camera and scanner wizard.
7- Please note, if your scanner came with software such as "panel" etc, this
will not work. However, at least you can use your so called obsolete