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Kodak AiO 5500 scanning problems.

My Kodak 5500 AiO no longer scans properly. Clicking on the scanner icon in My Computer gives me a message stating it can't find the software or it isn't connected. Uninstalling/Reinstalling does nothing. Trying different USB ports does nothing. Downloading the latest driver(s) does nothing.

I can scan to a memory card and then transfer it to my PC, however. This is a hassle but does the job at least.

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  • evanvolm Jan 11, 2009

    I'm running Windows XP.

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Hi,
If you are running Vista, you can still scan and copy by using Windows Photo Gallery.

1. Click on files tab at the top in Window Photo Gallery.
2. Click on import from camera or scanner.
3. Highlight your scanner icon (eg Kodak 5500) then click import.
4. New scan window will popup, now you can preview or scan using this basic looking Vista utility.

Hope that helps.

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Posted on Jan 11, 2009

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