Forget HP, for your scanner do like i did, someone with their infinite
wisdom told me to download Umax's Vistascan software for my HP Scanjet
3200c... and viola! It works!!! I like this software 100% better than
HP's! I can turn the lamp on and off when I feel like it (not waiting
for HP's buggy powersaver software), use the software to make copies
directly to the printer... I guess it might just be a generic twain
driver??? But I luv it!!!! The only drawback is that in Hardware
manager, you still will get the VID.... icon in Unkown hardware... but
thats a little drawback for the functionality!!! Umax is the way to go
for now on!!
> HP 4100C scanners
> By: Mike Stewart
> In their infinite wisdom HP has decided that they aren't going to
> these popular scanners under Windows 2000 and while there is a default
> driver on the Win 2000 disk it's very stripped down and lacking all
> features that were supported under Win 98, like different resolutions,
> buttons, and other basic needs.
> I found out today that if you download the Scanjet software for NT4
> HP 5100C scanner
> (sj263en.exe 17.26 Megabytes), install it, and then make the one small
> of removing " HP Parallel Port Test" from the STARTUP folder all the
> features that you had previously under win 98 ( and a few more) are
> available again, the HP precision scan software works flawlessly with
> drivers that were on the Win 2000 disk.
> To say I was ecstatic wasn't the word!!!!
> > Just have to vent some steam at HP (HP=hate people)
> > My 4100C USB color scanner is not supported by HP for WIN 2000. No
> > drivers available no software available.. no can use
> > My HP CD-Writer USB external 8270E.. no drivers available..no can
> >*HP and their lack of support for customers. I HATE HP and
> > anyone would be foolsih to purchase thier products. I'm dumping all
> > HP printers, Pavillions etc.
> > Bronco
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