My Scanner was working fine till i've upgraded my PC to vista. I've downloaded many drivers from different web sites saying that they were for vista. But My scanner just didn't work ( Scanner not found error message when i boot to vista)
How can i fix this problem? And why is this happening ?!
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How to Install Scanner ColorPage HR8 Geniuns 64-bit Windows 8.1
Getting Driver Genius for Windows Vista
Microsoft reports no drivers from the manufacturer, to try luck with the driver of windows Vista, but does not explain how to make it work.
After you download the driver, you have to run the "setup.exe" in support "Windows Vista" mode.
But before you do read the following explanation because you have to do something else before I install it, otherwise it does not work.
As I said, after trying I did not recognize the driver, I tried to take the driver manually
but windows saying that the driver was not digitally signed and you can't install if driver is not signed.
I Search the web such as disable that control and found a step in the url:
After following the steps I could install the scanner driver and HR8 works correctly in Windows 8.1
Now you can run the setup.exe in compatibility mode with Windows Vista, at the end makes restart the computer,
Now you got the scanner Genius ColorPage HR8 running on Windows 8.1
Go to that web page above and download those drivers and install then your scanner should work..
You need to install a compatibl;e Vista driver