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Acer (BenQ) 620 scanner cannot scan transparency

Recently moved scanner to a new computer. Installed the XP driver from BenQ site as Acer no longer supports this 10 year old printer and the scanner division was taken over by BenQ a while ago.
I can no longer select between reflective and transparency images as this menu choice is grey and is set to only scan reflective. I use this scanner for scanning x-ray films (transparency).
I recall that this was also a problem in the original setup many years ago but can't recall the fix(ya) on how to allow for transparency scanning.

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Can you put some backing on the transparency and scan it like a regular item?

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I'm having the same problem with my scanner Primascan Colorado 2400. Looking for a solution I landed on this page.
Website of scanner:
http://support.visioneer.com/products/tools/OS/DesignedforXP.asp
Answers there: nihil.

I bought this scanner some years ago. Worked very well with WindowsME, and until yesterday as well with WindowsXP-SP2 on my overall usually very compliant and compatible modern computersystem.
I used to scan from IrfanView. It always called the scanmanagerprogram very satisfyingly.

But as of yesterday following error-message:
(translated from Dutch) "Can't find entrypoint of procedure _P_ImageDownSample@24 in DLL-file ImgProc.dll."

I've noticed that WindowsXP has two ImgProc.dll's in \system32.
One from the scanner-installation and one probably installed with WindowsXP.

I've installed and reinstalled this very decent scanner several times. And it gets wel detected, without hardware-conflicts.
But, as it worked perfectly before on this same system, it suddenly doesn't anymore.

A pitty.
Maybe I will come back here when I've found the solution if noone else has by that time.

Greetings.

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