Silverscan fixes Magicscan Memory Faults

Discussion in 'Photoshop Tutorials' started by klugja, Jun 10, 2006.

  1. klugja

    klugja Guest

    We recently decided to move to Photoshop CS2 from Photoshop 7.0.

    This entailed moving to XP from Windows 98SE.

    The last SCSI Vistascan 2.4.3 driver faults during boot in XP and is
    unsupported.

    Since UMAX UK support suggests that Magicscan works in XP but was
    unsupported, I installed Magicscan.

    I had seen old posts about memory problems with Magicscan and
    Photoshop, and sure enough, that is what happened. You would get at
    most 2 scans with Magicscan 4.3 and Photoshop.

    Since this scanner was rock solid in Windows 98 with Vistascan, I
    suspected the software.

    I installed Silverscan SE from Lasersoft (which required the Magicscan
    driver to be installed first), have tried many scans, and I have had no
    stability problems.
     
    klugja, Jun 10, 2006
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  2. I've been using Magicscan (v4.5) under XP for close to three
    years with no memory problems whatsoever. But if Silverfast
    does what you need to do, that's great.

    If you want to download Magicscan v4.5, it's here:
    http://www.umaxtech.de/ftp/MagicScan45.exe

    If you're using a Powerlook 1100, one other update is needed
    for XP: http://www.umaxweb.de/ftp/PL1100XP_Patch.exe
     
    Jack F. Twist, Jun 10, 2006
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