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Old Hardware and XP?

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by worldtrek2000, Jan 23, 2002.

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  1. worldtrek2000

    worldtrek2000 Thread Starter

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    I have an Adara Slimstar scanner, I Know Adara is out of business now and Microtek bought them out. However, none of the drivers I have tried have enabled me to work my scanner with XP. I no longer have the original software that came with my scanner. I also have an EZ Cam USB, I am having the same problem, and the drivers and third party software off the web do nothing. Surely I do not need to purchase new hardware, or do I?

    Any assistance would be much appreciated.
     
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    I am afraid that if the company that made your scanner is no longer in service, then nobody has actually written drivers that will work with XP for it. Also, sometimes a company that is still in business will not bother to write new drivers for older equipment.

    You will probably need a new scanner and maybe a new camera.
     
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    You may find that your hardware is too old to get new drivers and will have to upgrade the hardware. i.e. purchase new
     
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    are there windows 2000 drivers for your hardware if so try installing them xp and 2000 drivers can sometimes be swoped and work ok
     
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