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Posted on 2006-11-03
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I have searched everywhere. I cannot find the driver I need. Any help is appreciated. I am using windows xp home. I found quite a few linux drivers.  
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by:lherrou
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by:lherrou
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Incidently, the scanner is made by Artec, you can get the driver from their website as well:
http://info.ultima.com.tw/fae/Service_e/nl/home/Old_drivers.htm (Ultima 2000 E+ 48U)

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by:zerogeek
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the first link you posted is just a pdf file of the scanner. I had already found that thinking it was the driver as well. The second link I have already installed and when i start the program it says cannot find device. also it says "Twain Error! Failed to open Twain Driver."


any suggestions....?
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I guess I should have asked, which did you install from the second link I gave, the full install + patch, or just the driver? And what happens if you go to Start -> Control Panel - Scanners and Cameras?
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It doesnt find the device when i go there. I'll try that later I have to go to work..
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that links files didnt solve the problem. it still gives me a twain drivers error....
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anyone have any other suggestions
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Are you positive that the scanner still actually works? Lights come on, etc?
Can you try installing on another machine, and see if you can get it to work?
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by:zerogeek
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yes i have read online all over the place that it has to do with the service pack 2 updates and whatnot. no actual fixes could be found.
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The only other thing I can suggest is that it's a known issue with this scanner that you have to really push hard on the USB cable at the scanner end to get a good connection. You might try really shoving it in there. Here's a quote from an older forum message on the topic:
"You must plug in the USB cable into the back of your scanner ALL THE WAY and then the operating system will recognize
it. And when I mean all the way, you need to push HARD so the plug is in COMPLETELY. Then it should work."

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by:zerogeek
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ive already tried that... it was one of the first things i did
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Then my two suggestions are:
1) Try installing on another machine, and see if you can get it to work.
2) Shell out for a new(er) scanner. For under $100, you can get a lot of scanner these days.
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ill try installing on my buddys machine later. points go to u
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Thanks for the Accepted Answer. Good luck with the scanner.
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