How to install the Twain driver for a Canon scanner?

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How to install the Twain driver?


To install the Twain driver:
  • Verify that the scanner appears in Device Manager (Start - Settings - Control Panel - double-click "System")
  • Select "Hardware"
  • Select "Device Manager".
  • The scanner is located under "Other Devices"
  • Double-click "CanoScan".
  • Select "Reinstall Driver" to display the "Wizard updated equipment".
  • Click "Next".
  • Select "Yes this time only (recommended)" and click Next.
  • Select "Install from a list or specific location" and click "Next." .
  • Click "Browse" and locate the CD drive with the CanoScan CD-ROM in it (eg F:).
  • Re-installation will include the Twain driver.


Learn more about the TWAIN driver http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TWAIN.
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