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Driver download any solution for a new core2duo original intel pentium computer with xp sp2 joerihan@gmail.com .The old flatbed Mercury mirascan 650p acer peripheral doesn't work on my new computer thank you. joe

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  • joerihan Jun 08, 2008

    Thank U for responding so fast .

    I tried all sorts of installations, followed your recommendations etc,trieds all the mirascans offered non of the workedAs I tld U it is a Mercury 650p using an acer peripheral 24 pins .I installed a PCI single port enhanced parallel card, unplugged the jacks, & followed all the instructions. nothing could move the scanner that was working on my previeous computer.Is upgrading to a core2duo 2.6inetl cpu & mothermoboard affected it?I need a flatbed because the place on my table is fit to it.Another suggestion dear Guru?

    Joe joerihan@gmail.com

  • joerihan Jun 08, 2008

    Thanks a lot Rank(guru) We don't find flatbeds anymore actually, they are all 3 or 4 4 in one's systems.

    Thanks a lot anyway

    joe

  • joerihan Jun 08, 2008

    Thanks a lot Rank(guru) We don't find flatbeds anymore actually, they are all 3 or 4 4 in one's systems.

    Thanks a lot anyway

    joe

  • Anonymous Aug 26, 2008

    joelajamu@yahoo.com

    i could not get the the 650p scanner driver for windows XP SP2 on mercury site. please caan you kindly help me

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I have Acer MiraScan Flatbed Scanner Version 2.6. i want driver for this Scanner for Windows Xp. My email address is
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You need to download and install drivers again. The only website distributing drivers for Mirascan is this one , as Acer dose not provide drivers for this device anymore. You will need to subscribe to website to download drivers
Unplug Scanner before installing drivers, plug it back only when finished installing or when required

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    Ginko Jun 08, 2008

    The fact is that your scan is out of production and acer never distributed drivers for XP. This model is not on Windows XP compatibility list and is not supposed to work with XP.
    The original drivers provided were designed for 98/ME/NT.They may work on some XP system, evidently they do not work on your XP motherboard.
    Adding a parallel port card would not help, as it is Windows that cannot manage control of the scanner.
    All you can do is trying the drivers above, if they do not work you will need a new scanner.


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