Question about Canon CanoScan N1220U Flatbed Scanner
I have Windows Vista, however I cannot find any Vista Drivers on the Canon Support Webpage. Is there any available?
I have the solution. Download the XP driver from the Australia canon web page. Extract the file with rar or winzip and install the driver from the device manager. Choose the option where you can designate the folder where you extracted the files to and your up and running!! It works just fine!! email@example.com
Posted on Aug 23, 2007
Download the driver this URL http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=ModelInfoAct&tabact=DownloadDetailTabAct&fcategoryid=235&modelid=8007
The drive is to Windows XP, but it´s work.
Posted on May 16, 2009
I also used the Australian XP driver on VISTA, it works fine. The only thing is that youhave to use the " Browse feture to find the driver on your hard disk. The Toolboxfrom the same souorce works fine too. Install after the driver.
Posted on Jan 14, 2008
Just go to this link:
http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=ModelInfoAct&tabact=SupportDetailTabAct&fcategoryid=235&modelid=8007 it should say that there is no driver for the Windows Vista, it was only made for Windows 98, XP, ME, 2000 and for a couple of Mac OS computers
Posted on Jun 11, 2009
The Aussie Drivers Worked! This is awesome!
Posted on Feb 07, 2010
Doesn't work for Vista 64-bit. Still looking for updated drivers.
Posted on Dec 02, 2008
Yep, worked for me on Vista 32bit. Thanks to all that shared the solution!
Posted on Aug 30, 2008
YOU ROCK mimareitjan, thanks!
Posted on Aug 10, 2008
The driver installed fine for the device, but unfortunately even though Vista says it's functional, non of my apps can acquire the scanner.
Posted on May 23, 2008
WOW this really works!! and I have to say that I'm not an expert, in computer software, but as a graphic designer I use the scanner very often,and this website http://www.canon.com.au
was my answer and salvation.
thanks very much to all, you guys made my day
Posted on Jan 23, 2008
This worked for me too but i used the US version of the driver...
Posted on Jan 20, 2008
Yup! That works fine with the XP driver, installed from the device manager!
Thanks mimareitjan! :-)
Posted on Nov 12, 2007
OH yes Vista- There are issues with Vista like no one is making driver drivers - Peripheral makers reckon its Microsoft's Job and MS reckon the other way Try the Standard XP setup that came with your scanner then try to roll back But I suspect your are out of luck Canon website technical Support team may have an idea or two. That is E-mail them
Posted on Jun 19, 2007
Just download the file for the N1220U from the following site. I tested it myself and it does work for Vista.
Posted on May 16, 2009
SOURCE: CanoScan N1220U - Vista Driver
You are right . The Vista drivers are not available, however the australian download for an XP driver works for some people. I would advise you to go to this site
And do a clean download of the driver for XP and follow all instructions.
How to do a clean download?
Uninstall the current software
Turn off the machine and unplug it
Turn off all your running programs including your virus control
(look in the lower right corner and click on each little icon there and turn off everything you can)
Now download the driver and SAVE it to your desktop
Click on it to install and follow the directions carefully. When it is finished, if it has not told you to reconnect your printer, do so now.
Restart your computer.
Good Luck. Please let me know if this works and rate my solution. Thank You.
Posted on Aug 18, 2008
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