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Won't install downloaded software from Canon

I am running Windows XP SP2.  I've downloaded the software from Canon to intall the scanner.  When I run the setup, it appears to be putting files "somewhere" but no install screen appears and the scanner is not found.  I have tried about everything to get this scanner "re-installed".  It was once, then wasn't recognized as a USB device by windows.  When I turn the scanner on, it says it's not a recognized USB device.  Can't find where the software is be unzipped to.

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Re: Won't install downloaded software from Canon

The software unzips to 'C' drive and should locate itself to the appropriate areas.
I suggest you get onto Canon support for this one.

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Don't have original installation disk

download it from link below
1) click on Drivers and Software
2) selet your Os (operating system i am assuming you have xp; so select windows xp)
3) click on drivers SG-CSU532.exe to download drivers and click on ScanGearToolboxCSv223.exe to dowload it.
4) agree to dowload and run it.

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The best you MAY be able to do is to install in compatibility mode, for XP SP2, Run as and install as Administrator.
XP driver below.

Get a scan program that doesn't need anyones drivers..
Vuescan it's great below..

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Is Software available for Vista?

According to HP, no. See link.

However, you might be able to install the Windows XP drivers and run the driver in 'Compatibility Mode' for XP SP2.

First, un-install any drivers you have installed for the scanner (if you have tried any).

Second, disconnect the scanner from your computer.

Download the driver and the software update from the provided link (above).

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Then click ok.

Now run ps804en.exe and do not connect your scanner until the installation is finished (unless it specifically asks you to connect the scanner).

Now right click the updated software (ps803mu.exe),select the Properties/Compatibility Tab and check 'Use CompatibilityMode' and set it for Windows XP SP2, and also check 'Run asAdministrator'
Then click ok.

Now run ps803mu.exe

With any luck this might work.

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U'r Installation  disket might  not work  
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u will have to install the drivers for this scanner

if  U  could  provide me with the Scaneer model i could  find  out the driver and post the lin so that u could download it.

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