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[filmscanners] Re: Scanning Software Quality

Subject: [filmscanners] Scanning Software Quality
Date: Sun, Jun 01, 2003 at 09:25:27PM -0400


Quoting HMSDOC@aol.com:
> scanner and am generally happy with it.  In an effort to see if better quality
> can be achieved I have tried Vuescan, however every time and version I
> download crashes my computer in various ways when I use my scanner on Firewire
> (seems OK on USB but the scans are much slower and it seems crazy to use the
> scanner on USB when Firewire is available...and I paid for it). So Vuescan 
>was a
> bust.  I had briefly tried Silverfast, which came packaged with the scanner, 
> the documentation is very poor (at least the version I have) and at times it
> also seemed to crash my computer, though not as consistently as Vuescan.

I strongly suggest diagnosing the hardware. Your system is probably broken in
some subtle way.
I suspect your firewire drivers or the firewire hardware is faulty.

Some programs exercies interfaces more than others and then you get crashes.


Andreas Siegert

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