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Epson 4800 Firewire Port Connection with VISTA 64

Latest Vista 64 Driver for Epson 4800 does not find the 1394 firewire port...and you can not assign it manually to firewire, The USB side works ok. I would like to get the firewire connection working. The error you get when you look at the firewire yellow exclamation port is error code 39 and its a plug and play error. The message in dev mgr indicates the driver cant be loaded, may be corrupted etc...then aggter not finding the firewire port the driver reverts to a LPT1 parallel port connection. It may be Epson just didnt do the firewire part of the driver...this works well with XP/SP2.

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  • Anonymous Feb 27, 2009

    Just ran into the same issue with my 4800 and sadly it appears Epson has done nothing to address this legacy support issue. Frustrating when firewire worked perfectly under XP.

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Vista 64 does not support ieee 1394 port.I have same problem,been everywhere,going back to xp.64 sucks.

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