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Changing Device Types

I recently ran into problems trying to install an Epson 2450 scanner. I botched a manual installation by trying to install it as an "imaging device" rather than a scanner. The installation failed, of course, but now every time I try to install the scanner it refuses to be installed as anything but an imaging device and the installation fails.

I've been through my registry trying to weed out the references to the scanner. In like manner, I also tried installing a DV camcorder as an SBP2 device because I had tried everything else. Now my DV camcorder tries to install itself as an IEEE 1394 SBP2 device and I can't seem to change it.

So once this happens, where can I undo these things in the registry?

Thank you for any assistance.

John

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