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Ricoh IS760D scanner is not showing as a WIA device.

According to Ricoh the IS760D is a WIA compatible device, however only Twain drivers are provided. When I test for WIA compatibility with the wiaacmgr.exe -selectdevice command in window XP I get a device not found message. How can I get this unit running with WIA compatibility?

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Hi, I am steve, lets get you some help.
Your scanner only supports TWAIN and ISIS. Whilst you can use the scanner from Windows without any problem you can only control it from an application that supports TWAIN or ISIS.
As you have already discovered your application wants to use WIA - you cannot do this automatically. You may want to check whether your application supports either a TWAIN or an ISIS interface (I would expect it to). This is a long running issue with scanner devices.
You could use the Ricoh software and any TWAIN/ISIS enabled software to import the scans then upload the captured file into the application.
Sorry it can't be simpler than that.

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WIA is a driver interface native to Windows:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_Image_Acquisition

TWAIN is a driver interface specific to each scanner
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and the scumbags running Hollywood. Vista hi-jacks your
expensive hardware resources and slows down "YOUR"
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