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Windows 7: Getting your Nikon Coolscan to work on W7 x64

13 Mar 2018   #601
sygnus21

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

First, sorry for getting back so late. Evidently I'm not getting notices until a day later on posts here.

Anyway, I'm not quite sure what you mean to be honest. If you're talking about downloading the drivers from Nikon's site just click "Click here to agree to license and start download" and the file will start downloading.

If that's not what you mean, than sorry, I'm not understanding your question. If it's something in the procedures, perhaps you should review them again, or point out by step number in question.

Let me know.


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02 Jul 2018   #602
shulhevich

win10 Pro x64
 
 

Hello!
Thanks for sharing that valuable information!
here is my experience of installing Nikon Scan 4.03 on Win 10 Pro x64.
My scanner is Coolscan 8000.
Assuming your pc has no previous installations of scanner drivers and scanning software.
1. Get yourself a PIC-Express FireWire 1394a card (VIA chipset) and install it.
2. Download and install Silverfast Demo (choose your scanner model at the time of download). Driver for your scanner is installed too and it works fine with Nikon Scan 4.03.
3. Connect your scanner to the FireWire card. Now you should see your scanner in the Device manager.
4. Download and install Nikon Scan 4.03 without drivers (uncheck all boxes while installing it)
Now you should be able to run Nikon Scan with your scanner.
At least it works for me.
But there is one issue with my setup. Nikon Scan hangs when I hit Ok to save changes in preferences. However all the changes are being stored and scanning works fine after reloading the software.


Ones again many thanks to author for the very helpful information on setting up Nikon Scan on Win 10.



Best,
Yury
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22 Jul 2018   #603
sygnus21

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Or readers could simply stick to the tutorial on page one and reference here for FireWire requirements.

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