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Epson 1650 scanner problem

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by rfcjr, Mar 9, 2007.

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    rfcjr Thread Starter

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    I have been using an Epson 1650 photo scanner for about a year with a Dell Windows XP computer. Today when attempting to scan a photo I get the "Could not open the Twain Source .." message. I uninstalled all associated software, reinstalled, ungraded the drivers several times only to get the same message. When using the "Smartpanel" I get a message saying in essence "Unable to access the scanner....". I changed USB ports with no success. I have a Win98 machine next to this computer and connected the scanner to it and everything works fine. I have read other messages on this forum and it seems that many people have the same problem; but, I haven't seen where there has been a solution. Possibly I missed something and there might be some new cure available. I have even set the computer back to a restore point of several weeks before the problem started with no success. This is very frustrating and I would greatly appreciate any help. Thank you in advance.
     
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    rfcjr Thread Starter

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    I thought I would repost this in hopes that somebody might see it and help. I've tried everything I can think of or read about and the computer acts as though the scanner is not even attached. I've uninstalled numerous times and reinstalled just as the book says. Smartpanel can't see a scanner and vuescan says that no scanner is installed. Any hints would be appreciated.
     
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