Re: Deskscan II 2.8 error!

Re: Deskscan II 2.8 error!


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Posted by John on August 24, 2001 at 10:06:33:

In Reply to: Deskscan II 2.8 error! posted by C.Shepherd on August 14, 2000 at 22:55:52:

: Deskscan ERROR...."Sorry the scanner has experienced an
: error....?????????
: Really confused, HP just keeps sending me data on system
: not finding the scanner.
: It starts to scan, then stops and displays the message:
: "Sorry the scanner has experienced an error"
: I would be grateful for any help.

Hi guys. I've just spent a whole week getting my scanjet 5p to work in win98SE! But still got problems. However, don't know if this will help; Deskscan II v.2.9 told me "scanner accessed by another application or scanner turned off". Didn't matter what I did from all the instructions at the HP site. Nothing worked. So in disgust I downloaded and installed PrecisionScan which is supposed to take the place of Deskscan and Paperport programs. Well, it fixed the Deskscan problem!??? Deskscan now works normally (when the SCSI driver stays installed!). Paperport opens normally but can't communicate with the scanner and PrecisionScan wont open on its main program; but the copy utility works ok. Weired!! I tried to download PrecisionScan again but the link was broken at that time. Any ideas?
If win98 freezes, it takes me 3 reboots to get it running because I have to reset the IRQ-less SCSI driver. Crazy! Any help gratefully received. Cheers! John




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