Solved

W95 Imaging can't find scanjet plus scanner

Posted on 2000-03-12
10
365 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-15
Windows 95 Imaging Has no scanner available to select. HP ScanJet Plus.
0
Comment
Question by:rusan
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 5
  • 3
  • 2
10 Comments
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:johlari
ID: 2610718
See this - http://www.hp.com/cposupport/scanners/support_doc/bps01965.html.  As a side note, although the scanner is parallel it connected a very special unique parallel card that fit into the computer, not the standard parallel port for the printer.  If you don't have this card, your scanner is a paperweight.
0
 

Author Comment

by:rusan
ID: 2614679
Adjusted points from 50 to 75
0
 

Author Comment

by:rusan
ID: 2614680
I have the correct interface board.  I have HPdeskscanII v2.8  It will not work with this scanner. Copy works ok v2.1  Cant find HPdeskscan II v2.3.1a
this is why i'm trying to use Imaging
0
Save the day with this special offer from ATEN!

Save 30% on the CV211 using promo code EXPERTS30 now through April 30th. The ATEN CV211 connects a laptop directly to any server allowing you instant access to perform data maintenance and local operations, for quick troubleshooting, updating, service and repair.

 

Expert Comment

by:TheRat
ID: 2615508
Try and load m/soft generic twain drivers for the scanner. Else contact HP to purchase original s/ware, it is a lot cheaper than a new scanner.
0
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:johlari
ID: 2615560
TheRat has a good suggestion except nothing about this scanner is plug and play.  There needs to be scanner drivers for it and the Microsoft ones don't work for the board to fire it up.  

rusan, you have the correct version of Deskscan - see if you can follow the links for software distribution from this URL - http://www.hp.com/cposupport/mail_support.html to locate that version.  

That's some old board, isn't it?  Kinda reminds you of a cookie - Chips Ahoy!!!
0
 

Author Comment

by:rusan
ID: 2617847
Adjusted points from 75 to 200
0
 

Author Comment

by:rusan
ID: 2617848
Can't find software v 2.3.1a
will loading twain driver help
how do I do that?
Is this scanner twain compliant?
0
 

Expert Comment

by:TheRat
ID: 2619110
Yes scanner is twain complient. But I have researched further and generic twains will not help. I have searched the net for you to find original software. Sorry I ran out of time. You will need HPdeskscan II v2.3.1a to get this scanner working. D/scan 2.8 does not have the drivers for the propriety card.
I had a good laugh at the Chips-Ahoy comment from johlari.
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
TheRat earned 200 total points
ID: 2619469
It has taken hours to find this, sites keep on posting incorect s/ware, very annoying!!!!but try this download for Deskscan 2 v2.3ftp://ftp.pipeline.com.au/drivers/scanners/Sj120en.exe
I have got parts of my body crossed for you!!!!
0
 

Author Comment

by:rusan
ID: 2622076
Thank for the help
0

Featured Post

Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

I recently purchased an HP EliteBook 2540p notebook/laptop. It has two video ports on it – VGA and DisplayPort. HP offers an optional docking station for the 2540p that also has both a VGA port and a DisplayPort. There are numerous online reports do…
It started not too long ago. It was at first annoying. My keystrokes seemed to be randomly generated, not the ones I typed on the keyboard. For some reason this only happened in certain applications (especially browsers such as IE11, Firefox and Chr…
In this video we outline the Physical Segments view of NetCrunch network monitor. By following this brief how-to video, you will be able to learn how NetCrunch visualizes your network, how granular is the information collected, as well as where to f…
NetCrunch network monitor is a highly extensive platform for network monitoring and alert generation. In this video you'll see a live demo of NetCrunch with most notable features explained in a walk-through manner. You'll also get to know the philos…

705 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question