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Question

My HP Scanjet 3500C won't function in W7

by kjeeri / December 15, 2012 1:09 AM PST

My HP Scanjet 3500C won't function in W7. I have tried all drivers I could find and different OS settings. Is there a workaround? It worked well in Vista...

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Did you check hp.com for drivers?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 15, 2012 1:13 AM PST

And if no drivers from hp.com did you see if hamrick has them?

Link follows,
Bob

-> http://hamrick.com/

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Hamrick
by kjeeri / December 19, 2012 9:41 PM PST

Sorry, VueScan works with HP drivers, and because I don't have a HP W7 driver, VueScan can't help me, but thanks for the tip!

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Not what I've seen.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 20, 2012 12:27 AM PST
In reply to: Hamrick

I've taken old scanners installed hamrick's solution and scanned without the HP driver pack. It's been a few years but did you try installing it? The demo mode tells us if there is hope.

I have other solutions but they are for those that must get it working by any means.
Bob

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Perhaps it is time for later model
by DChrisL / December 17, 2012 11:20 AM PST
I have seen then as low as $39.99 and others at hhgreeg.com were $40 each.
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If you have the Pro version, you can use XP Mode
by wpgwpg / December 17, 2012 11:23 AM PST

If you have the Professional, Enterprise, or Ultimate version of Windows 7, you can download the free XP Mode and run it under that. It works well that way.

Good luck.

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