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Scanner Suddenly "Not Installed"
Posted by: Sam*
Date: January 08, 2006 03:47PM
Gang,

I use an Astra USB scanner which runs in Classic on a G4 Tower that has 10.3.8 installed. I use it about once a week, for years now. I use it from inside Photoshop LE 5.

Today suddenly it says, "scanner not installed."

Do I need to reinstall the scanner software. Uggh, I haven't installed anything in System 9 for ages. Don't have a clue where that software is.

help?

Sam*



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Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 01/08/2006 04:08PM by Stuffed Shirt.
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Re: Sanner Suddenly "Not Installed"
Posted by: blooz
Date: January 08, 2006 03:51PM
Try restarting Photoshop or both your computer and photoshop. I had this problem once and it went away after I did that.



And we should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once.
—Friedrich Nietzsche
Western Massachusetts
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Re: Sanner Suddenly "Not Installed"
Posted by: Jimmypoo
Date: January 08, 2006 03:55PM
If the above doesn't work, try this stuff:

[www.hamrick.com]

Once I started using VueScan, I never even bothered to install a single thing on the next scanner I bought.
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Re: Scanner Suddenly "Not Installed"
Posted by: MacArtist
Date: January 08, 2006 04:19PM
Is the scanner plugged into a USB PCI card? Might be a sleep issue.

This happened to me in the past. I powered the scanner off and powered it back on. You could hear the scanner go through its initial warm up and then it was "seen" by the system.



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