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Windows 7: Epson Perfection 1260

22 Apr 2009   #1
BigJon

Win 7 64Bit
 
 
Epson Perfection 1260

Hello all, I am running Win 7 64Bit, i have tried all the drivers available on the epson web site (XP / XP 64Bit / Vista / Vista 64Bit) in every different type of compatability mode... has anyone got an idea how to get this scanner working???

Thanks in advance...

Jon


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22 Apr 2009   #2
Orbital Shark

 
 

I had a similar issue with 1 of my scanners (can't remember which 1). I had to install the driver under compatability mode, that worked as far as detecting the scanner but then had to 'Update driver software' in device manager (allowing for it to connect to Windows Update) & it downloaded and installed the latest driver & away it went.

Hope this helps
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22 Apr 2009   #3
BigJon

Win 7 64Bit
 
 

I'll give that a go, thanks for the speedy reply...

Thanks again
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22 Apr 2009   #4
Orbital Shark

 
 

Keep us posted fella
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22 Apr 2009   #5
Romulinx2

Win7 Ultimate x64 on Desktop / Win7 Ultimate x86 on laptop / Win7 x86 Starter on Netbook
 
 

Hi BigJon,

I had a look in the Microsoft update catalog and the last updated driver was 2002.
Here's a link for Epson Epson Perfection 1260, Overview - Technical Support - Epson America, Inc.
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03 Feb 2010   #6
cymrualyn

Windows 7
 
 
Epson Perfection 1260 Photo drivers

Orbital Shark said I had to install the driver under compatability mode

Can you please explain what this is?

Thanks in advance for any help/advice

Hoping to go from to
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03 Feb 2010   #7
BigJon

Win 7 64Bit
 
 

I couldn't get it to work...

I ended up using VueScan, google it!

And now it works fine

Jon
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03 Feb 2010   #8
thefabe

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

@cymrulan. right click on the setup.exe file>properties>compatibility. drop dowwn menuselect Vista?check the box run in compatibility mode. run setup.exe as administrator. Hope this will help or Compatibility Mode Fabe
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05 Feb 2010   #9
BigJon

Win 7 64Bit
 
 

I did try compatability mode and it doesn't work...

VueScan works a treat
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05 Feb 2010   #10
thefabe

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

So are you saying your issue is resolved? If so click the red triangrl and write resolvd. YOu maywaant to add a link to vuescan. thanks Fabe
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