[wdvltalk-social] scanner problem update

joseph harris smilepoet at vfemail.net
Thu Jul 17 14:50:51 BST 2008

I could not get the scanner working on either computer, which 
threw my thinking.   It turned out to be  a driver problem.   And 
even updating the driver turned into  circus!   The original 
doesn't even seem to be on the Xerox discs.   Very wierd. 
Anyway it is working fine now!

Joseph Harris

From: "joseph harris"
>I have been unable to use my scanner for a while, and am trying 
>to decide if it is kaput, or if something else is amiss.   The 
>computer always finds 'new hardware' but whatever program i try 
>to get a scan with declares 'hardware not found'.    The print 
>button on the scanner has no effect.
> The light comes on, now, seemingly, only when I replug the 
> power.   But no action appears.   I have installed, 
> reinstalled,  repaired and downloaded an up to date Razer 
> driver also.
> The machine is a Xerox 2400, cheap, light and cheerful USB. 
> And yes i have moved that about.   I suspect the mechanics have 
> gone the way of all things, but wonder if there is another 
> simple possibility...
> Any thoughts?
> Joseph Harris

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