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Windows 7: Epson Scanner Slow after move to Win 7


08 Mar 2011   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit
 
 
Epson Scanner Slow after move to Win 7

I upgraded to a new PC with Windows 7 pro 64 bit.

My Epson GT-S50 document scanner did not work so I tried
to use the install CD and that hung. Finally checked the Epson site
and found new drivers for Win 7.

The drivers I installed were;
epson13441.exe
epson14155.exe

The scanner now scans but is really slow. I tried removing all
drivers/programs, then ran a reg clean, rebooted and installed the
drivers again. Same issue.

Not only is the scanner slow, I can not set the dpi in the Event Manager.
It defaults back to 236dpi everytime.

I opened a case with Epson but so far the only answer is to remove/re-install the drivers. I also tried setting the compatibility mode in properties to Windows 7 before installing the drivers. Same result.

IMHO the problem is with the Event Manager.

Has anyone elese seen this ?

Ideas ?

Thanks, Gregg



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09 Mar 2011   #2

windows 7 ultimate
 
 

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09 Mar 2011   #3

Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit
 
 

Thanks, I will check it out. But I do like to hold the vendors feet to the fire to make their product work properly. It used to work fine before moving to Windows 7
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09 Mar 2011   #4

windows 7 ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gowens1 View Post
Thanks, I will check it out. But I do like to hold the vendors feet to the fire to make their product work properly. It used to work fine before moving to Windows 7
well i have win xp and 7
in one pc

try this
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19 Mar 2011   #5

Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit
 
 

UPDATE...
Epson called me yesterday. They have a solution to the problem with the Event Manager they want me to beta test.
Waiting on the ftp site info.

FYI
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05 May 2011   #6

Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit
 
 
New Drivers Available for Epson GT-S50 Scanner

Epson finally saw the problem I had and has since released new driver for the GT-S50 Scanner for Windows 7

Better late than never
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05 May 2011   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate Retail Box (64-bit installed) + Service Pack 1
 
 

Excellent result, I was wondering if XP Mode in 7 would have worked.
XP Mode is a pain in the neck, didn't even reinstall it this time.
I was going to say that had to be an Epson driver compatibility issue.
Something works, but POORLY = driver problem, typically.
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