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Old 11-24-2005, 06:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
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just downloaded a scanner driver from manufacturer, but the install exe won't run on my computer. Any ideas why this is so?
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post a link to the driver. When you install the scanner, go to device manager, uodate driver, specify the location and point to the .exe and it should install
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Old 11-25-2005, 04:15 AM   #3 (permalink)
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post a link to the driver. When you install the scanner, go to device manager, uodate driver, specify the location and point to the .exe and it should install
can device manger recognize .exe. files? I use winrar to extract those .exe files, so that the driver .inf files shows up
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Old 11-25-2005, 07:32 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Could be a issue with your anti virus protecting your computer, or the drivers/application you downloaded is not meant for XP but windows 95/98/ME did you make sure it was the correct O/S and it is supported
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you may also want to try downloading again... could be something got screwed up in the download. this also takes care of making sure that you have the correct version for your operating system.
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can device manger recognize .exe. files? I use winrar to extract those .exe files, so that the driver .inf files shows up
Ive dont it very few times and it worked. I cant remember what I did it for but the exe wouldnt run but if I pointed to it with DM, it ran.
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