Question about Microtek MRS-1200X6U ScanMaker X6 Flatbed Scanner
My scanner seems to think it is scanning when it actually isn't. Thus, it won't let me scan anything new - when I try, I get a message that the scanner is busy. I've clicked "cancel" and I've also turned the scanner and computer off and disconnected the USB cable for the scanner, but when I reconnect and bring the computer and turn the scanner back on, I still get the "busy" message. I can run the diagnostic on the scanner, though, and I'm told that the scanner is working. Help!
Check using a new USB cable. Unplug everything else plug into USB except for mouse and keyboard. If not work. Un-install driver and software. Download driver and latest software. Reinstall printer using driver only. Then use Paint to test it.
Posted on Nov 19, 2017
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
First thing to do is un install and reinstall the software. Then consider - what other software could be running the could conflict[A graphics program for example]is to try another software for scanning if available. The other thing to consider is the age of the scanner- if it is from the DOS era-95/8/ME- then it will like as not not run- there is a firmware problem. Scanners have a controller chip - DOS era devices are looking for DOS commands - and they are getting NTFS commands- various makers like Microtek tried driver fudges- but they did not work. It has to be a NTFS scanner for NTFS commands.
Posted on Jul 11, 2007
This is a funny problem. Try & locate SCanwizard 5 files and delete them. Complete the registry deletion as suggested. Run scandisk. Install and uninstall Scanwizard 5.
Posted on Mar 09, 2008
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