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Visioneer 4400 Flatbed Scanner - Compatible with Windows Vista

I have recently purchased a new Dell Inspiron 1521. We had this scanner on the household computer, and I'm just wondering is it compatible with with my laptop? I have no disk, and the laptop isn't recognising any Visioneer equipment. Please help!

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  • terinana Jun 17, 2008

    my desktop computer says i don't have driver for my visioneer 4400 scanner. i used the scanner on my last computer but it won't work with the windows vista. what do i do to get the driver for my scanner downloaded onto my new dell computer

  • Anonymous Jul 19, 2008

    The driver on my cd is not compatible with vista. Where do I find the vista drivers to allow me to use my scanner?

  • Anonymous Jul 25, 2008

    can't find a vista driver

  • kevonovitch Aug 16, 2008

    trying to hook my Vistaa based cpu and visioneer 4400 together. Visioneer says it will not work. Any additional help? THANKS.

  • Saully Aug 31, 2008

    I have a visioneer 4400 which does not work on windows vista. Is there somewhere I can download drivers for it? Also the scansoft paperport programme that came with it won't work.

  • matopping Nov 11, 2008

    My Visioneer 440 will not work with Vista.

  • gita106 Nov 13, 2008

    No solutions here yet either...has anyone else had any luck?

  • Wonderr Feb 08, 2009

    I followed the same way and installed the driver on my Vista laptop and I can see it there in Control Panel. But I don't have Windows fax and scan application in All Programs and I don't see the scanner anywhere. It like I know it there but just can't use it. So weird. Anybody knows why?? Pls help.


  • merlehayrd Feb 23, 2009

    I tried the solution, but I don't see it in the Start - All Programs - Windows Scan. What step did I miss?

  • Anonymous Mar 07, 2009

    doesn't work on vista even with the "solution"

  • chris-is_777 Mar 24, 2009

    I need the software to Windows Vista of Visioneer 4400 Flatbed Scanner

  • bbieksza321 Mar 31, 2009

    when i print from the my HP4400 pinter the lines are printed horizontal.



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Thank you ever so much for the above solution. My Visioneer could not work with my VISTA but now after I followed the above procedure I have managed to perform my first scan.
Many thanks

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The soulution worked GREAT

Thank You

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Followed the directions in solution #3... except
The 42bit.exe was not on the 4400 page, it was actually on the 4500 page at this url...

follow the instructions as indicated and worked with Windows7 without any trouble at all. Great Solution !!!!

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Hi I tried this exactly as you said and it gave me the error, I clicked ok and my scanner is still not working. Can you guide me.

Posted on Dec 20, 2009

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This worked in Windows 7 as well! Even though my scanner is at least 10 years old, I can still use it. Thank you!

Posted on Nov 07, 2009

That solution worked perfectly for me.  Thanks!

Posted on Feb 21, 2008

Here is how I got my Visioneer 4400 USB to work on Vista RTM
1) Go to Visioneer web page to get the driver for my device.
2) Downloaded the driver executable
3) On your local machine right click on the 42bit.exe and select properties
4) Select compatibility tab
5) Select the run this program in compatibility mode for Windows XP (Service Pack 2)
6) Privilege Level select the box "Run as Administrator"
7) Select OK or Apply.
8) Run the 42bit.exe and install the driver
I saw a pop up on the screen about some missing twain.dll error. I just dismissed it.
9) Plug in scanner and driver should load correctly.
10) Go to Start -> All programs-> Windows fax and scan application and test it out.

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