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My XP Media Center PC does not recognise the scanner

When plugging in the USB cable the scanner green LED flashes briefly but the PC just does not flinch - it does not recognise the thing at all. Also tried plugging it in via the serial connector. It came with a Serial cable and serial to usb converter. I also tried connecting it with my blackberry usb cable which has the same connector at the other end. Again nada. Any ideas welcomed. Carl

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Re: My XP Media Center PC does not recognise the scanner

This scanner may not be supported in XP. I have been using this scanner for a couple of years on my pc and now I have upgraded to XP and it wont work. the driver is not supported! I am looking for a newer driver that is supported by XP

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Re: My XP Media Center PC does not recognise the scanner

Your USB ports on your computer may be bad. Do other devices work if you plus them into the same USB port? You can try plugging the scanner into another PC with USB ports. If it works in the other PC, then that points to the original PC's USB ports. You can try buying an add-on USB port or using other USB ports on the PC. If it still does not work, then there may be a problem with the USB port on the scanner, and the scanner itself may need to be serviced.

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