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Dell laptop wont recognize ls2000 scanner

Running xp on dell inspiron 5150 laptop, using scsi to usb converter (software installed), nikon software is also installed (ver3.1.2),
when I open nikon software, it says "nikon scan was unable to find any active devices".
Unit is turned on. and shows in device manager.
Is the unit incompatable w/ the scsi to usb converter? Or am I doing something wrong?
I have tried booting computer first, then turning on scanner. and the other way around.
Help?

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  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2009

    Thanks for the answer, I was worried about that, so I took scanner to different xp machine, installed the card, booted everything, xp found everything fine, Installed the software from nikon. 3.1.2

    Rebooted, pc found card and scanner, Ran software and nikon software says... no scanner found. Read something about needing to update flash bios on a web site. Could that be it? wondering if i need to find an orginal version of the software instead of the new version?

    help?

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The LS-2000 is a "legacy" device to XP and the Nikon software. It needs to be connected to a true SCSI bus adapter, and it's actually pretty finicky about which ones will work in XP. Sorry, you won't be able to use this with your laptop.

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