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Canon scanner comes on noisily

Q: Canon scanner comes on noisily

I have a Canon N U USB scanner connected to my eMachines W running XP home Got drivers from Canon s site For some reason upon bootup or restart the scanner acts as if it is beginning to scan There is a very loud whirring noise and the mechanism slowly travels from the front end of the machine to the top back The light is on and everything seems to freeze at the top back In Canon on comes scanner noisily a Canon scanner comes on noisily normal scan the scanner is completely silent There doesn t seem to be a pattern to this power-on noise Sometimes I boot up and it doesn t do it Other times it ll start after I ve booted up and been on the computer for a few minutes Sometimes it will do this when I restart the computer I changed the USB port where it was plugged in First it was plugged into one of the ports on the back of the tower Then I tried it in a hub Device Manager doesn t indicate that it s in conflict with anything else Also connected to this computer is a HP Photo Scanner which is not a TWAIN device an Aiptek Pen Tablet two printers--one laser one inkjet HP Epson --and a Plextor ConvertX a device that allows video to be put on the computer from an analog device or other digital device and two USB hubs a Belkin and a Asound There are no little yellow exclamation point things in Device Manager for anything connected to the computer Does anyone have a theory about this odd situation Sally nbsp

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A: Canon scanner comes on noisily

I've an external zip drive attached to Win98SE tower via USB cord. During start-up/reboot of the computer, it too will make a loud whirling/whizzing sound, as if its looking for a file, etc. on a zip disc.

With that said, the best I can offer on advise would be that potentially your scanner has a similar situation, or some other related "fault" - such as the software "confusing" the mechanism w/in the scanner to attempt a scan, or could just be the scanner itself looking for a "home" placement of its moving parts.

Have you contacted Canon for any ideas?
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A:Canon Scanner Not Working? please help


First off, don't be afraid about being a novice! That's why we are here to help, help you fix your problem, but most importantly also, you learn

What is the software that came with the Scanner? And do you know the model of the Scanner?
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A:Can anyone help me get my Canon scanner working?

Quote: Originally Posted by bertietheblue

It works one minute but then is not recognised by my laptop the next.

This looks to be the salient point. If it worked once then you must have the correct software installed. So next is to check the connections. First the USB cable/lead. Take all other USB connections out and try the scanner in another USB port on the Laptop. If not can you beg, borrow or steal a spare USB cable to try. Check to make sure ll the mains connectors are secure especially if you have a transformer. Carefully check the mains lead to this.
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A:Canon 3200F Scanner trouble

You should be able to get it to work for now by using Canon's own Canoscan Toolbox software, and you can select it to open its scans in Photoshop afterward, for example. It's an indirect route, but it's the way to get it to work.

Otherwise last I heard/read was Canon expects to release Windows 7 drivers/software for its products once the OS is officially released in October.

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A:Canon Scanner driver problems

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A:Canon MP 150 scanner not working with Windows 8

I looked on the support site for that printer and you are correct; there is minimal support.

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A:Canon printer/scanner will not print.

I contacted a toll free Canon support number, was routed to iyogi, talked with a support fellow, and he said there was a problem with my computer.He accessed my computer, made some changes...
***FACEPALM*** I certainly hope you didn't pay these iYogi clowns to trash umm repair your computer? What "changes" did "he" make? How did "he" tell you "there was a problem with (your) computer" (what problem?) BEFORE he "accessed your computer"
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How is it connected? Does it still print?
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I came across this utility that may help: ScanGear CS

Below are the available downloads. Depending on the file, you may be asked to enter the serialnumber of the product. Please have it ready for your convenience.

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The adapters plug into the scanner. The scanner has to know the adapter is plugged in to send power to it and not to the regular scanning lamp. If your scanner doesnít have a plug-in for an adapter you canít use one.

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Quote: Originally Posted by Grizzledsourdou

Does anyone know of a 32 bit driver for a Canon 9900F Scanner?

Hi Grizzledsourdou , Welcome to the forums, Unfortunately there is no Win7 driver for your scanner , download the vista driver Canon CanoScan 9900F Scanner Driver Download | All Drivers ? Windows XP, Vista, 7, Sound, Printer, Scanner, USB, Laptop Drivers Easy Download and install in compatibility mode Compatibility Mode
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A:Canon Lide 110 Scanner will not work!

I just hooked up a Canon Lide 90 yesterday. I know you have already removed, and reinstalled the drivers, but I believe I would remove the drivers you have, and start from scratch/blank slate. Use Google to link to the Canon support/drivers link. Once there choose Consumer and home office/Scanners/Canoscan series/, scroll down untill you see Canoscan Lide 110/choose driver & software/, scroll down till you see select your OS, then select your os from the drop down box. After you have accomplished that, scroll down, and click driver/download the driver(you could have had a corrupt driver, and a fresh one never hurts). After the download completes, scroll down to software, click software. Download MP navigator, that is Canons scanner software with all the tools you need to scan, etc. After MP navigator has been downloaded, go offline. Now, go to where you downloaded MP navigator, and execute the software. After that, go to where you downloaded the Canoscan driver, and execute that. If all goes as planned, and both programs execute aok, plug the scanner in, your computer should recognize the scanner, and you should be able to scan using the MP navigator software. Now, that said, if you have other problem(ie the scanner is toast, or other computer issues, that is a completely different story). But that is how I set my Lide 90 up, and had no problems, worked the first time.

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STIMON caused an invalid page fault in
module D066UUD.DLL at 0167:100066f4.
EAX=00000000 CS=0167 EIP=100066f4 EFLGS=00010246
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018dfe26 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000

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Welcome to TSG!
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Quote: Originally Posted by arrow

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For some reason the scanner cartridge is not compatible with Vista o/s.
I was able to download the IS 12 scanner program partially onto my computer
using the Windows 98 mode as mentioned by the guest hgdffkhdf .
I also saw a posting by [EMAIL REMOVED] about ISScan_v350.exe
as being a solution.

Could anyone give me more detailed instructions on how to make the scanner work on Vista o/s?
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You may need software however to enable various features of the machine in which case you should be looking at that website.

Please, never publish email addresses in public forums, I suggest you edit your post and remove it for safety and privacy reasons.

I'll steer you to the software if you tell me which country you are in.
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Probably time for a new one, hey.

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Quote: Originally Posted by Rogo338

Anyone recommend a driver that might be compatible for Windows 7? Canon site , even in EU says it will not be supported.
Probably time for a new one, hey.

Hi there

why get a new one if you don't need it -- just run XP as a virtual machine using free virtualisation software like Virtual PC, vmware server or VBOX. Your scanner will work just fine on this.

If this is the only app you need a tiny 256MB RAM Virtual XP machine will run just fine.

Save your money for more HOST RAM, better Video, another HDD etc. Unless you really NEED a new scanner the hardware will last for ages and ages.

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Since you are posting concerning a printer I have moved this to the hardware forum. Please look over the forums and subforums on the main page and in the future start a thread in the appropriate forum.
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You must turn off pop-up blockers like Google toolbar to see the download window.


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