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I installed windows vista and now I can't scan

I get an error that says it is not compatible, and vista says it is a canon problem. Can you help?

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    earl norman llanera Jan 24, 2009

    well just to comment, i also had problems with some printers not being compatible with vista. its a very long process and sometimes we need to wait for the manufacturer to provide new drivers for the printers to become compatible.

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Here the drivers fopr vista from canon at MP160


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