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Selecting source for 3000f

I got the driver installed fine, every time i go to scan, it comes up with "Select a Source" Box but theres nothing in it for me to select Does anyone have any ideas?

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  • graecus Jul 12, 2008

    Hi, I've about the same problem as described, but I'm a bit further already: XP itself perfectly detects the scanner, and I can run the device test successfully, so no cabling or driver issue. Anyhow no way to select this 3000(F) scanner. But, the very similar scanner 3200F gets perfectly detected, shows up in the scanner selection, and is fully usable. All driver and toolbox versions are the latest and greatest and come from the www.canon.com.au site. TIA Wolfgang.

  • Anonymous Oct 01, 2008

    The same problem, none of the hint could be useful.. scanner got right drivers, installation end fine, but no trace of drivers then on the OS.

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Hi, a possible explanation why the CanoScan 3000F does not show in the Source Box selection is because Windows does not recognize it as being connected. To check, you have to go to Device Manager, Imaging Devices, expand it and see if the CanoScan 3000F is installed. If it is not there, then you would have to reinstall the drivers. Another possibility is a faulty USB cable or the USB port connector itself. Try a different cable or a different USB port. Another way of looking at it is that you were able to install the scanning software but not the actual driver(s) of the scanner. Hope this be of help to you. Good luck and pls post again how things turn up.

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