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My computer sees the scanner but I can't get the Scangear toolbox to work, I can scan to a publisher file without problem. I am running XP on a 64bit computer. It says "Unable to select Twain source"

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Hi toolpusher

Try going to CanoScan Toolbox > Settings and reset the 'defaults' button at bottom... this will restore factory settings and hopefully fix your problem... The other error message you can expect to get is "unable to scan - insufficent memory, check your **** space' (or something similar)... same fix works for both! ...Have had both messages on mine, sounds like a semi-regular conflict on some sort, but seems to be easily fixed. Good luck :-)

Posted on Sep 30, 2008

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SOURCE: Unable to select TWAIN source

tried uninstallin and installin canon scanner drivers..nothing works..still seeing unable to select twian source..

so i tried an alternative..here we go..
on vista 64 os/vista any version..click Start>All programs>Windows fax and scan

next click new scan on top and that got me going.

some say there are issues with the way usb talks to old scanners with new operating systems like mine (vista 64). hope it helps until you find the actual cure.

Posted on Oct 13, 2009

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SOURCE: Using XP Pro, with correct

Hi,

You will need to install the twain driver for the scanner.
Click on the link below and download the driver. Once its downloaded execute the .exe file. you will then get a small box pop up with "Unzip" on the right hand side. Look at the path of the unzipped file on the left hand side and save it to your desktop. For example C:\users\yourname\desktop instead of C:\Users\yourname\AppData\Local\Temp. The file extracts quite fast so go to the desktop and run the SETUPSG.EXE file. When its installed you should be able to use the scanner.

Download Canon Scan gear here >>>>>>>




http://modrv.com/scanners/canon/402prog.html




Good luck and kind regards.

Posted on Dec 14, 2010

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