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Windows 7 scanner message "Which device do you want to use?"

by dc_2000 / February 12, 2013 6:34 AM PST

We just upgraded our office desktop from Windows XP and Windows 7. We used to scan driver's license IDs into our accounting program on XP. It worked pretty smoothly. But now on Windows 7 (the same hardware, except the desktop itself) when someone tries to scan a document we get the following window (see attached) that says,

"Which device do you want to use?"

With only one scanner in the list. That is kind of stupid, isn't it... Plus this window doesn't just popup, it becomes hidden behind other windows and the only way to tell that it's there is by its flashing icon on the taskbar, which is very confusing for most of our office workers.

Does anyone know how to make this window not show up and go directly into that scanner (like it used to work on XP)?

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Clarification Request
Did you look at hamrick's software?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 14, 2013 8:29 AM PST

It's over at hamrick.com.

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Good question.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 12, 2013 7:09 AM PST
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Haha.
by dc_2000 / February 14, 2013 6:35 AM PST
In reply to: Good question.

You mean I should've gone with Dell and went with an iMac instead Happy

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by dc_2000 / February 14, 2013 6:37 AM PST
In reply to: Haha.

Oh man, don't tell me there's no way to edit your post here??

I meant to say, "You mean I shouldn't ha've gone with Dell and went with an iMac instead "

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But then you get more skeuomorphism.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 14, 2013 8:06 AM PST
In reply to: Haha.

Skeuomorphism gone wild.

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Which is not to be confused with polymorphism in OOP
by wpgwpg / February 14, 2013 8:24 AM PST
Laugh
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Above two poats.
by Dafydd Forum moderator / February 14, 2013 8:27 AM PST

Dydw I ddim yn deall.
Dafydd.

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