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Film holder not regersting

Wow this is so annoying, I'm processing a big group of black and white films from a personal project but when i go to scan my work the program tells me 'unknown film holder, check the holes in the front and reinsert' everything is in order but with all 4 holders that came with my 8000 ed non register with the program...

...help please if you can it means so much to me to do my work, i'm self funded and passionate


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  • ashzhish Mar 22, 2008

    I had the very same problem with my scanner when I unpacked it after a transatlantic move -the problem was not resolved, only now the message has changed to: hardware problem (turn on and off machine then contact Nikon support if not fixed). The problem is not fixed and the scanner remains useless (though it would otherwise seem to be fine). Could this have anything to do with the fact that my new computer is a vista rather than XP machine?

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2009

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I had the same problem. Go to nikon install the latest nikon scan and the security update for gdiplus.dll. It worked for me.

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