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Windows 7: Canon LiDE 50 Scanner won't install

27 Oct 2009   #1
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Windows 7 64bit
 
 
Canon LiDE 50 Scanner won't install

I have just installed Windows 7 64 bit dual booting with Windows Vista 32 bit.

I can't get drivers for my Canon CanoScan LiDE 50 Scanner to install on Windows 7 (works fine on Vista)

See on the Canon Website that they are not showing any Windows 7 drivers for this scanner which I can't get to work.

Tried LiDE 60 drivers but could not get these to install with my scanner.

Is there anything I can do to get this working. Or do I have to reboot Vista if I want to continue using this scanner?


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27 Oct 2009   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by arrow View Post
I have just installed Windows 7 64 bit dual booting with Windows Vista 32 bit.

I can't get drivers for my Canon CanoScan LiDE 50 Scanner to install on Windows 7 (works fine on Vista)

See on the Canon Website that they are not showing any Windows 7 drivers for this scanner which I can't get to work.

Tried LiDE 60 drivers but could not get these to install with my scanner.

Is there anything I can do to get this working. Or do I have to reboot Vista if I want to continue using this scanner?
win 7 can run vista drivers. They just need to be installed in the compatibility mode. get the relevant driver, right click>properties>compatibility mode. set to XP and install.

Goodluck and let us know if you need help

Ken
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27 Oct 2009   #3
SillyMan

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Looks really bad, there is no 64 bit driver. But you can use it in XP Mode or in a VM.
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27 Oct 2009   #4
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Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Do you mean download the driver from Canon site lide50vst7133a_xpen the right mouse click and Restore Previous Version.

Still does not work. When I look in Control Panel against CanoScan "The drivers for this device are not installed"
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27 Oct 2009   #5
SillyMan

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

You cannot install a 32 bit driver in a 64 bit OS! Never!
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27 Oct 2009   #6
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Windows 7 64bit
 
 

So I wont be able to use it on Windows 7 64 bit?
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27 Oct 2009   #7
ickymay

win7 ultimate / virtual box
 
 

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So I wont be able to use it on Windows 7 64 bit?
you can only use 64 bit drivers ........

the drivers for my lide 600f where only just posted on canons site on 19/10/09 so let's hope it's just a game of catchup at the moment and your drivers might be posted sometime soon

It's not a good sign however that they don't offer 64 bit drivers in any flavour
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27 Oct 2009   #8
jabau

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

A modified set of LiDE 60 drivers will do the trick for the LiDE 50.
http://www.webwhitenoise.com/item/20...50-x64-drivers
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27 Oct 2009   #9
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

If the website don't have w7 drives and nothing else works. Ring them up and tell them to get with it.
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28 Oct 2009   #10
SillyMan

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

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