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I have a new HP computer. I was told that my Canon scanner isn't compatable with Windows 7 True or False

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    My scanner is a CanoScan LiDE 35

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Itis compatible however you need to install the driver that is compatible with windows 7. If the cd installer doesnt support windows 7 then you need to download the latest driver in Canon Website

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Could you please clarify your Canon Scanner Model number ?
In the mean time try the below solution.
There are some models that are not supported by Microsoft you can check this link : http://bit.ly/9s9R2B to see if your scanner is listed there and see whether it is supported by windows 7 or not.
Please let me know if you need any more help.
Best Regards NextDoorNerd

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and select OS as Vista and language as English and press submit
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