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Sharing scanner over a LAN

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Hello,

I have set up a two computer home network and I was wondering if there was any way to share my 5100C scanner over the LAN. The software which was included doesn not have any sort of sharing option. I am using W98SE on both computers.
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The software for the 5100C does not support sharing the scanner over a LAN.  HP has two scanners - the 6200C and the 6300C - that have LanScan software built into the scanning software and can be shared on a LAN.
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So there's no way to share the 5100C over a LAN at all?
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None known.
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Ok thanks!
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There is a way using a third party software which can be seen here:

http://www.remote-scan.com/remote-scan-purchase.php

I think this should allow for any scanner to be shared across a network
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