Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: HP ScanJet 5300C

13 Jun 2009   #1
Klaw117

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
HP ScanJet 5300C

I have a very old HP ScanJet 5300C Scanner which will not work with Windows 7. I tried to manually download the drivers from here: Select your operating system HP Scanjet 5300c Scanner(PC/Macintosh)

I clicked Windows XP, which was the most recent OS they had, but installing the drivers from there didn't work. Is the scanner just too old to run on Windows 7? I honestly wouldn't be surprised if that was the case.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
29 Jun 2009   #2
RamboGT

Windows 7 Pro
 
 

I've had the same issue...I've tried other peoples 'work-arounds' that supposedly worked under vista....still no luck. Was hopeing it would have been resolved when RC cameout, but nope.

Good luck, and if you find an answer, please let me know: maulden@gmail.com
My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Jun 2009   #3
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 
hp scanjet

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by RamboGT View Post
I've had the same issue...I've tried other peoples 'work-arounds' that supposedly worked under vista....still no luck. Was hopeing it would have been resolved when RC cameout, but nope.

Good luck, and if you find an answer, please let me know: maulden@gmail.com
I haven't seen the other thread so I just wondered if they had suggested running the installer and driver in x compat mode?

Hope this helps somewhat

Ken
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

29 Jun 2009   #4
Webadict

Windows 7 Rc Build 7264 x86, Ubuntu
 
 

This might help you. I know it's for Vista, but I'm thinking it may work in 7.

Tutorials - How to get your HP Scanjet 5300c working in Windows Vista
My System SpecsSystem Spec
30 Jun 2009   #5
RamboGT

Windows 7 Pro
 
 

Tried that, also tryied installing it in XP Virtual PC....no luck.

Sad part is, it works fine with my XP machine.....just not in 7 (or virtual XP).
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Aug 2009   #6
alfonzobonzo

windows 7
 
 

Hi, any more news on this one yet?

I can confirm that I have been unable to get this scanner working on virtualbox running xp pro either.

still trying though
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Aug 2009   #7
RamboGT

Windows 7 Pro
 
 

No news yet, I'm havign other issues with my network card not holding it's settings...needing to be uninstalled, then reinstalled...then everything works well...

So far my HP5300C scanner, Brother 2170W printer, and my NIC is having problems with RC.

Such is life, maybe they will have it fixed for the retail release.

I sure hope so.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
13 Aug 2009   #8
alfonzobonzo

windows 7
 
 

damn! ive just had to resort to the Vuescan option, I'm NOT giving HP any more of my money ever again and i advise everyone else to do the same.

I don't like using third party software, seem ridiculous that I now have to use intermediary software in order to get an image into photoshop

vuescan just shows that its perfectly possible for this scanner to work with W7 & vista, so why the hell wont HP even try.

I think that they are misguided if they think people will flock in droves to them for a new scanner, when there old one is still working fine

Shame on them.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
13 Aug 2009   #9
ahriman

Windows 7 Professional (64-bit) / OS X Snow Leopard
 
 

Alfonzobonzo: Shame on them

Totally agree! I have an HP printer and scanner they no longer support.
Well, their "support" is 'just by a new one from us'. Riiiight
My System SpecsSystem Spec
13 Aug 2009   #10
Kari

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ahriman View Post
Alfonzobonzo: Shame on them

Totally agree! I have an HP printer and scanner they no longer support.
Well, their "support" is 'just by a new one from us'. Riiiight
What's the exact model of your printer/scanner? I might be able to help you.

Kari
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 HP ScanJet 5300C




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
HP Scanjet 5470c
A few years ago I threw out a perfectly good, expensive HP scanner. Reason - no driver for new OS. Looks like I need to throw my current HP scanner out now. Again no driver for Win7. (or Vista) Any advice/help would be appreciated.
Drivers
HP ScanJet scanner
HI,as i upgraded my pc from ultimate to a new gaming pc home premium,i cant install my scanner the HP ScanJet 2200c,driver installed but wont work,it is not recognized in devise manager,i uninstalled it and re installed it several times but wont start,as it says installation ok but wont start. ...
Drivers
Using HP Scanjet 3770
Hi, Just discovered HP are not supporting my scanner in Win7. The Vista 64 drivers seem to work though Import pictures wizard saves the image so I can then Open it, but is it possible to Scan To an application ? Thanks.
Hardware & Devices
drivers for HP scanjet 3770
Please advise me where I can download the drivers for HP Scanjet 3770. i use window 7 ultimate 32 bits. Thanks
Drivers
HP scanjet 4890 with W7 Pro x64
I use to own a lot of HP products but one by one they end up in the trash can for different reasons. This is my last HP item and this one will probably end up like its brothers but this time it's not because of crappy manufacturing but for support issues. HP doesn't give a $?%? about their...
Hardware & Devices
Hewlett Packard ScanJet 5300C/5370C
I have a Hewlett Packard ScanJet 5300C/5370C! It'sdriver was PNP in XP but now in WIN7 detected without driver! Any body can help me?:cry:
Drivers


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 16:47.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App