Adding scanner to network

Posted on 2006-03-28
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
I have a standalone scanner model Canon D1250 U2F installed to a computer on my home network through its only connection type being usb. I want to know if there is a way to it to my network like one would add a printer. When I go to control panel to view imaging devices installed there is no option to share the scanner with network.
Question by:cyrax01
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    Expert Comment

    Hi cyrax01,

    does the scanner show up under printers and faxes by any chance?

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    Accepted Solution

    What you need is an application like RemoteScan, available here:

    If this is for personal use only, you can purchase the personal version.  However, it only covers two stations for $24.  The "Business Use" product is $20 per computer.

    There's no way to do this for free using anything "out of the box" with Windows.

    Author Comment

    Thanks masterbaker that link hit the spot :p :)
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    No problem.  Glad I could help!


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