Re: UMAX 2100U and Win2000 Pro

Re: UMAX 2100U and Win2000 Pro

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Posted by richie on October 20, 2001 at 09:29:48:

In Reply to: UMAX 2100U and Win2000 Pro posted by DavidB on September 01, 2001 at 15:21:32:

: Please help.

: I can not get my UMAX 2100U scanner to work with Win2000 Professional. The UMAX support site is absolutely useless. It says something about them hoping to support Win200 by Feb 2000, its now Sept 2001 !

: thanx, David

David, and all the other thousands of people having a problem with this:

1) detatch the scanner and uninstall all UMAX suplied software and drivers for it that you've tried
2) reboot
3) get vistascan 3.53U (you can get it at UMAX' website)
4) get the vistascan 3.55 updater (you can get it at UMAX' website)
5) install vistascan 3.53U
6) reboot
7) install the updater
8) reboot
9) move the file PV8630.sys from \winnt\system32 where the idiots at UMAX have it to \winnt\system where it needs to be
10) turn on your scanner, and plug the USB cable into your computer
11) re-install all the UMAX-supplied software you want to use -- if you're using their CD, make sure you do a custom install and de-select driver installation!
12) reboot

Your scanner should work as advertised. Mine does! After three days of screwing around with it, it finally works! WooHoo!

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