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Canoscan driver I have a canosan lide 20/30 and now have a vista computor. Sanner will not work. Need driver for vista

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  • shona forsyth May 22, 2007

    thank still not working.

  • Anonymous Jan 03, 2008

    i lost the disk

  • Anonymous Jan 08, 2008

    Canon CanoScan LiDE 20 drivers please help send them to my email.

  • jn871 Feb 23, 2008

    need drivers for vista

  • seabyrd Feb 25, 2008

    My CanoScan LiDE 20/LiDE30 will not work wigh Microsoft Vista. I can't find the correct driver for this scanner.

  • Lesdi Mar 31, 2008

    Yes I have the same problem. Do I have to buy a new scanner?

  • sailort Jul 25, 2008

    I have managed to install 'partial' CanoScan Lide 20 Photo Base 3 and Studio 5 in Vista from my CD but the toolbox is a 'no show' scan however, I open Studio 5,select File,from drop down menu,select 'Source' and then select 'acquire' the scanner will operate & then I copy & paste the image to word doc.

    It works Ok but is painful ! HELP !!

    Vista..Bahhh ! But I'm stuck with it !


  • joebla Sep 24, 2008

    when i connect it to my new laptop(vista, intel core 2), it has the sound and i've checked 'scanners and fax', it says it's working fine -
    the thing is that i can't scan stuff... same condition as u guys



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1. Click start and select Computer option
2. Open C:\ hard disk drive
3. Open Windows folder
4. Open System32 folder
5. Try to find a file named twain_32.dll and rename it to twain_32old.dll.

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I just uninstalled everything with the uninstall provided with the program and then installed the new tool box for vista(4.1) and the Canoscan LiDE 30 works now- hope it helps you

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Check Canon. But don't hold your breath- the peripherals industry are up in arms about have to provide drivers because of Vista. If the Scanner worked on XP/2000 it should have carried on. But no chance if it is one from the 95/98 era. I am not familiar with yet with Vista[perhaps never will be] but in XP under Start/Programs/accessories/ you would find a compatibility tab. here you can reset the system to run as 95/8- does such a thing exist with Vista?

Posted on May 17, 2007

  • Anonymous May 22, 2007

    have you checked the the Canon website for a driver update?
    Failing that check with their Tech support about Canon Scanners and Vista.

  • Anonymous May 22, 2007

    Have you checked the side bar adverts such as this one


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SOURCE: canoscan driver

Go to the link below choose your OS and download the driver..
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