It has always worked for me. I believe that the device manager refresh I
suggested accomplishes what you suggest just as if the SCSI device was on at
Windows Boot up. This is a proceedure that I nearly always use with my SS
4000. It has never failed. Try it. Regards, Ron
----- Original Message -----
From: "James Grove" <email@example.com>
Sent: Sunday, June 03, 2001 11:50 PM
Subject: RE: filmscanners: which scanner for slides ? ( SCSI vs USB )
> I dont think that will work, as many SCSI devices have to be seen by the
> SCSI BIOS on boot up.
> James Grove
> ICQ 99737573
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Ron Carlson
> Sent: 04 June 2001 06:32
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: filmscanners: which scanner for slides ? ( SCSI vs USB )
> If you want to turn on your SCSI device after your computer is already
> booted, No problem. Just right click on MY
> COMPUTER, left click on properties,select DEVICE Manager tab and left
> on REFRESH and then OK. This is for a windows machine. I don't know what
> need to do for an Apple machine.
> Regards, Ron
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Steve Greenbank" <email@example.com>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Sunday, June 03, 2001 5:08 PM
> Subject: Re: filmscanners: which scanner for slides ?
> > > 3. Minolta may be USB, but USB devices has the advantage of being
> > > hot-swappable which means they can be turned on after the computer
> > been
> > > booted, and it will be detected. If I remember correctly, SCSI
> > need
> > > to be turned on before you boot the system, in order for the SCSI
> > controller
> > > to detect it.
> > Generally in Win 9x/ME you can turn any device on and go to "device
> > of "system properties" and click on "refresh" and the device will
> > Remember with USB you can take your scanner anywhere and plug it into
> > modern machine - you'll probably need to install some drivers as well.
> > downside is speed and some USB devices don't like some USB
> controllers. My
> > USB controller on a Via KT133 motherboard is a complete PITA.
> > Steve