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I have connected my CanoScan 8600F to my new computer which has vista and it won't accesss ArcSoft PhotoStudio when scanning slides and film. I downloaded the program to update to vista from the web site but it would not install

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The problem is the driver

get yor vista driver here
http://www.canon.com.au/products/scanners/scanners_low_medium_volume/canoscan8600f_support.aspx

or

http://www.nodevice.com/driver/CanoScan_8600F/get36962.html

please insure you download and install the ones for vista

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