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Genius and Vista

I need drivers for Vista for my Genius Colourpage vivid 4 scanner. Have just changed computer and drivers I have for the scanner wont work. Have looked on net but can't find drivers fro Vista op system

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  • piscolabis Apr 05, 2008

    I have a HR8 Genius Flatbed Scanner and and Windows Vista. I downloaded the drivers for Vista, I install them, but the scanner don´t works.



    The HR8 is recongnized by Vista, but when I want to begin to scan (ex. PhotoShop), a legend appears (in Spanish: "No se puede encontrar el origen Twain") in English: "Windows don´t found the Twain origin" (or something that this). I believe it´´s a incompatibility between the TWAIN and the WIA system (Twain exists in Vista?)... but I can´t found a solution for this. Please... help me! Thank You!

  • Anonymous Apr 23, 2008

    I can´t install my Scanner "GENIUS" ColoPage-Vivid 4x



    Thanking you for your prompt reply, I remain



    Yours truly,



    Pamela

  • cielito May 22, 2008

    where can i get the installer for my genius scanner? it just doesn't work with my laptop using windows vista os.

  • Anonymous May 29, 2008

    I need a driver for my scanner Genius colorpage vivid Pro II. My operative system is W Vista Starter.

  • bengdo May 31, 2008

    How can i get driver for vista for my genius color vivid-pro usb scanner?

  • Anonymous Jun 13, 2008

    Dears I forgot the drivers CD for my scanner Genius 1200XE, and i needt to install in another PC.

    I need your help

    Thanks

    maurucio.pompeo@perfecta.com.br

  • Anonymous Nov 19, 2008

    I do not have the disk and am trying to find the drivers. Windows Vista is not picking them up. How and where do i get them from?

  • jerryboy34 Nov 23, 2008

    looking for driver

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Http://www.geniusnet.com.tw/geniusOnline/online.portal?_nfpb=true&supportPortlet_actionOverride=%2Fportlets%2FsupportArea%2Fdrivers%2FfindByModel&_windowLabel=supportPortlet&_pageLabel=supportPage&test=portlet-action

This is the link to your driver support page. Simply enter your model and operating system in the drop down menu and download your drivers and install. If you need more help feel free to contact me.

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    George Kohler Jul 23, 2008


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In a communication with the genius scanner manufacturer, their response is pasted below.

Hello,

I regret to inform you that the vivid 4 is not compatible with Vista.

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e-mail support: support@genius-kye.com
MSN Messenger Support: support@genius-kye.com
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I do !

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