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Compatability of Canoscan LiDE20/30 with Vista pc

I have a Vista PC and wish to know if the canoscan software for model LiDE20/30 is ok

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  • polpee Dec 03, 2007

    Impressed with your service, thanks

  • Over 50 Dec 05, 2007

    Trying to get driver for CanoScan LiDE20. I have been to Canon's website today 05/12/2007,and they say they are working on it [a Vista compatible driver] and I should call back later. I presume that means weeks, not hours.
    I have bookmarked the site so I can do this in a week.
    A quicker solution would be good!.

  • palsy Dec 17, 2007

    purchased a new windows vista home premium and cannot use the canoscan lide 20/30 I used with my windows xp. I am told there is software provided by canon to fix this. I do not see anything showing what to do.

  • palsy Dec 17, 2007

    I was told by salemen (2) that canon had software to handle this and would install it at no charge.

  • Anonymous Jul 29, 2008

    Canoscan LiDE20/30 with Vista

  • scottclean Jul 31, 2008

    I have installed new driver & toolbox but scanner won't appear in toolbox Settings

  • snaing11 Aug 21, 2008

    Not function with vista after installed

  • Anonymous Aug 23, 2008

    added scanner to my computer which connected the correct driver for me but when i try to use it a pop up tells me that there is no application registered for this event

  • Anonymous Oct 07, 2008

    canon lide 20 will not work with Vista. I have downloaded & installed drivers to no avail


  • bulm Oct 07, 2008

    canon lide 20 scanner no registration for this application in window vista

  • Tizzy_W Nov 11, 2008

    I have bought a new laptop that runs vista. I tried installing the old cd but it doesn't run the installation.

  • jcbeyeme Apr 30, 2009

    I have a Packbell PC with AMD Turion 64x2 processor and Window Vista. I cannot install my canon canoscan lide20/30 software. HOW TO UPGRADE, please?

  • jlaroy May 05, 2009

    I just bought a new HP which is running Vista ansd when I attempt to install my cannon lide 30 drivers (via the original disc which came with the scanner) The operating system reports an incompatability problem. I also have a lide 200 scanner which is basically the same scanner and Vista could not recognize it either. This is especially troubling since I just purchased the newer scanner about 2 months ago.



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Yes the software should certainly work with windows vista. The same is also available on the canon support website if you wish to download it.

I have provided the link as well.

Hope this helps


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