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hp ScanJet 5300 and Windows xp

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by techydunce, Dec 29, 2012.

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  1. techydunce

    techydunce Thread Starter

    Dec 29, 2012
    I have been trying to find a solution which will allow xp
    to recognise my ScanJet 5300C and noticed that rayfree
    had a similar problem in 2010.

    My computer crashed on the 28th December due to a faulty lead
    on my video card, and although the scanner was always crashing before
    that, it did at least work.

    Now I get the error message 'You may have a scanner connected to your PC,
    but HP Precision scan was unable to locate it.'

    Can anyone help, I'm not very good with all this stuff. Thanks.
  2. huggie54


    Feb 17, 2008
    hiya,download and run Revo Uninstaller,its a free programme,set it to scan and remove all traces of your scanner,when finished reboot then reinstall scanner,(think you load drivers etc before connecting scanner)
  3. DKTaber


    Oct 26, 2001
    You can download the latest driver for that printer from here.
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