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I'm running 2 Mac's both using MacOS 10.4.8. The scanner was connected to one Mac via FireWire. Then I connected my second computer to the scanner via USB. (The scanner has both ports). It worked once. The next time I wanted to scan on any computer I get the Message that it can't find the scanner. Something got screwed up when I used the USB port. Does anyone know what I should do? Is there any kind of software out there that can help? I disconected everything and uninstalled the scannig software (SilverFastSE) and reinstalled it & rebooted & reconnected and nothing helps. If anyone can help it would be appreeciated. Thanks much Hersh Weingarten Brooklyn, NY

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Try resetting your nvram file (requires restart into command line mode) Follow the instructions on this page:

I had a hellacious problem with my firewire on my previous mac with a powerlook 1100 - and NOTHING I did seemed to fix it... but this worked in a snap!

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