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Scanning negatives New Compaq computer, newly installed HP 4070 Flatbed scanner driver installed. Cannot scan film negatives "the old way" I did when I had an E-Machine. How do I scan negatives using the new Vista OP?

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  • blit Jul 13, 2008

    Vista driver for HP 4070 doesn't support the negative/slides scanning feature.

  • Anonymous Jul 15, 2008

    Cannot scan negatives anymore with Vista while worked well with XP

  • Sawdoctor Aug 11, 2008

    You can download the Vista driver for the HP 4070 but it won't let you scan negatives. HP invite you to upgrade to a Vista compatible scanner.

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I have the same scanner use this microsoft web page, it shows you how load the programs. http://windowshelp.microsoft.com/Windows/en-US/Help/bf416877-c83f-4476-a3da-8ec98dcf5f101033.mspx

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Are you saying
The scanner worked with negative with XP but not with Vista?
Uf so this is a drver problem
Two thing to try- 1, Go to Programs/Accessories/system Tools Compatability Wizard and rest to XP then try.
Or 2 Google for suitable Vista Driver

Posted on Jun 12, 2008

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I installed the Vista Drivers for my HP 4070 scanner and it gives me an error that "An Error Occured while Setting Scanner Properties. If another program is scanning, please wait for it to complete...


Install the latest drivers from the website. To download:
1 Go to hp.com 2 Click on Support and Drives 3 Enter your product name or number, in this case just type in Officejet 8500 All-In-One 4 Hit go 5 Choose your operating system 6 Hit Next 7 Click on the link that says Driver - Product Installation Software 8 Save it to your desktop
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To go for an L3_Uninstall:
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Try scanning again, I hope this worked. :)

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http://consumer.usa.canon.com/ir/controller?act=DownloadDetailAct&fcategoryid=351&modelid=10242

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