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Windows XP Newbie

by suetaps / June 12, 2005 12:17 PM PDT

I've recently upgraded to XP and when I tried to scan a picture today with my Epson Photo scanner, the scanner button is no longer lit up, and it's saying I need to install a twain driver. Can anyone help??

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Obtain XP drivers from Epson website.
by seafox13 / June 12, 2005 12:46 PM PDT
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Some of the older parallel port scanners will not work with WinXP, however, you are advised to look for your model on the Epson website, check the downloads menu, and look for a possible WinXP driver to install.

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Since you didn't list the model of the scanner
by glb613 / June 12, 2005 10:18 PM PDT
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we can only guess what is wrong. Go to the web site and see if there are drivers for your model that will work with XP. Chances are, it isn't compatible. Good thing, new scanners are inexpensive and easy to replace.

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Upgrade from what ?
by Papa Echo / June 13, 2005 7:43 AM PDT
In reply to: Windows XP Newbie

You probably have to install the "drivers for XP" for all your devices - scanners, printers, CD burners, etc.

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