Question about Canon CanoScan D660U Flatbed Scanner

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Vista 64 bit

Im looking for drivers for canon d660u scanner with VISTA 64 BIT o/s

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  • Anonymous May 04, 2008

    hello i'm the same problem..



    i have canoscan d660u and i use vista 64 bit. i need driver . thanks

  • SimonSammut May 09, 2008

    Managed to use vuescan to work with D660U in vista 64, this is not a free product though. Shame on all vendors who refuse to release driver to force people to buy new.

  • Anonymous May 21, 2008

    I'm looking for a Vista 64bit driver too ...

  • SimonSammut May 22, 2008

    You're trying to drum up business, we're trying to save money. I have a conscience, I don't want to throw away perfectly good things especially given the current environmental issues (I can easily afford to throw it away and buy another). I will need to buy a new scanner ofcourse as your policy gives me no choice, but you can bet your life it won't be a Canon!!

  • joyrides Jul 18, 2008

    I need free download of driver for CanoScan D660U compatible with Windows Vista.

  • Anonymous Nov 25, 2008

    Same problem. I have Vista 64-bit OS. It's not that I mind buying another scanner, but like others, the scanner works fine. I just spent $900 on a new computer, monitor, etc. only to find out that half of my other equipment isn't compatible. I didn't go with Canon for a new printer, now I won't be buying a new Canon scanner either. I had both before. Who would've known?

  • Anonymous Nov 27, 2008

    Same problem. And I 'll offer a very good scanner to my brother (lucky guy, he has XP!) as a gift.

  • Yleinenmies Jan 25, 2009

    I would like to point out, that since a scanner is typically used not very often (for me, once every three months or so), during 8 years I have used it about 32 times.

    I absolutely do not accept that I would need to throw away a device in perfect working order, which produces perfect images (600dpi, which is more than enough).

    Will give VueScan a go. At least paying for it doesn't increase the amount of junk we produce.

  • Anonymous Feb 01, 2009

    Same problem !!!!

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Can try VueScan, but it runs the scanner so slow, I literally fall asleep waiting. I won't be buying a cannon scanner to replace this perfectly good piece of hardware.

Posted on Oct 27, 2008

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The D660U is not supported in a 64 bit OS. Only the 32 bit version of Windows Vista is supported. You can get that driver here:
http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=ModelInfoAct&tabact=DownloadDetailTabAct&fcategoryid=351&modelid=6629

Let's face it, the D660U was released in September of 2000. That's nearly 7 years ago. You can say "Shame on all vendors" all you want. However, I'll bet that the computer you have Windows Vista64 running on is not the same computer you had when you bought the D660U. It's time to upgrade. The CanoScan 8800F is a great scanner. Amazingly fast too! Zero warm-up time.
http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=ModelInfoAct&fcategoryid=120&modelid=15561

Good luck.

Posted on May 22, 2008

  • TheComp May 22, 2008

    Oops! I meant to say nearly "8" years ago.

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