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W95 Imaging can't find scanjet plus scanner

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Windows 95 Imaging Has no scanner available to select. HP ScanJet Plus.
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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.
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by:rusan
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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
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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.
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by:johlari
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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!!!
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by:rusan
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by:rusan
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Can't find software v 2.3.1a
will loading twain driver help
how do I do that?
Is this scanner twain compliant?
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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.
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TheRat earned 600 total points
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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!!!!
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by:rusan
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Thank for the help
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