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  • Anonymous Feb 20, 2008

    I SEARCH A DRIVER FOR CANOSCANFB630U FOR VISTA

  • Anonymous Feb 27, 2008

    Hi,

    Yes, I have exact the same problem. I have a scanner, CanoScan FB630U and my operating system is Vista.

    The solution that you offered Moid is not feasible as the solution offered is not applicable when you run Vista. (When I select my operating system, it says: "no driver found".



    Any other suggestions? Thank you.



    Regards,

    Gaby

  • Anonymous Apr 12, 2008

    Good scanner but I can't find Driver for Vista x64 or x86.

  • knifecollect Sep 19, 2008

    My version of Vista found the scanner and installed a driver, but it still won't work without the Scangear Tool Box Software. It isn't available for Windows Vista.

  • heidi03 Sep 29, 2008

    Anyone know where i can get a driver for this scanner? i can't believe they haven't created one..please help! thanks, heidi

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This solution will cost you a bit (and given the low price of some new or reconditioned all-in-ones these days, you may not think it worth it), but the user interface is better, IMHO, than the CanoScan Toolbox and, by Jeezly, the thing just WORKS. After I installed it, I unplugged my FB630U, plugged it back in again, and BOOM!, Vista said that it had installed the driver. I was so tickled, I promptly bought the more expensive version of the software, and my good ol' CanoScan is scanning again. Check out VueScan from http://www.hamrick.com/. The unpurchased download adds watermarks, but you can at least try before you buy. Now why the hell can't Canon come up with a driver for its own scanner?

Posted on Dec 04, 2008

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Unfortunately Henru's fix for the FB630U is a deadend.

The US Canon site has this notice:

http://www.usa.canon.com/opd/controller?act=OPDSupportVistaAct

Products or models that are not listed in the menus below are currently not supported in Windows Vista™ or will be supported soon in Windows Vista™. Canon aspires to provide the most up-to-date information on Canon drivers and software. Please check back soon for updates.

Posted on Oct 14, 2008

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Http://de.software.canon-europe.com/software/0005960.asp
this is a german driver, if u want your CanoScan FB630u run under VISTA try this one, it worked for me... if u can't reach this site search under http://software.canon-europe.com. u have to find the XP Scan Gear (Twain) 5.3.2, download it and install it through the system control -> device manager by clicking on your scanner device and "search for driver manually"
The XP driver is working for vista,too.

hope i could help everyone whos searching for a driver after me ;)

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Hi moid,

Driver for the Canonscan FB630U can be found at
http://software.canon-europe.com/products/0000461.asp
(be sure to select your operating system and language)

You can download:
-Deldrv.exe (driver)
-ScanGear Twain driver, and
-Toolbox for...
(the Uninstall Utility could be helpful if you which to uninstall the scanner, to reinstall the drivers should they become corrupt)

Hope this is helpful info
Kind regards and thanks for using the FixYa service

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