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Compatibility with more recent Apple Mac computers

Hello! I have a Nikon Super Coolscan 5000 and while it worked fine with my older Macs it won't work with my new iMac or Mini Mac. Could it be something to do with the new Intel processors used in the most recent Macs? Thanks for any help you can offer! Fionan, Dublin, Ireland.

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    I bought the Nikon supercool scan 5000 ED and don't have thew software to start well the silverfat software is to buy and I dont have to cause the software that comes with the scanner was lost 

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Use VueScan to drive the Nikon scanner.

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Http://imaging.nikon.com/products/imaging/lineup/software/index.htm

You could use virtual box ( unless you want to purchase vmware fusion or parallels ) to run windows or you could use boot camp on one of or both of the macs to run the software


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