IOW, I think you’re making this harder than it needs to be trying to use operating systems other than the one you’re using on your primary PC to interact with your scsci card and attached devices to it ; when there appears to be a solution that should be easy to implement in Win 7. That idea is good for running applications that will not run in 64 bit Win 7. I shoot digital now and have a Nikon D as well as a Olympus EM-5, but I have a ton of negatives and slides that I need to digitize. I recently purchased a Minolta Scan Dual film scanner to scan some negatives and slides that I have had for years. Which would be the better Operating system to use if not windows 7?

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Best cameras and lenses What I did was inserted the card into the MB, and the cable to the scsi card and scanner. How is the Gold Competency Level Attained? Is it enough of a refresh to keep up with the times? Wacom’s latest pro tablet can help take your adatpec workflow — and most importantly, the final image results — to the next level. Furthermore, installing the wrong Adaptec drivers can make adaptsc problems even worse.

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The best lenses for Sony mirrorless cameras. As Keith said, If you can’t get it to work in 7 then you might try XP in a virtual machine. Vuescan might see the scanner if the driver installs.

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The problem comes in with drivers, as Virtual Machines like VirtualBox or VMWare Player are still using the host’s drivers to interface with physical devices; even though there may be an interpretation layer within that VM environment designed to translate calls between drivers installed in the guest OS, and the drivers that talk to the physical hardware via the host OS drivers.

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This installs and runs fine under Win7 bit, although there is a warning message on boot up, which Adaptec tell me is because the old Minolta scanner does not “handshake” with the SCSI system interface. Tested with the Need some help with installing an Adaptec scsi card on my computer.


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I was hoping that it would show up in the device manager with a question mark and that windows would be able to find a generic driver, but no such luck. F Forum M My threads.

To achieve a Gold competency level, Solvusoft goes through extensive independent analysis that looks for, amongst other qualities, a high level of software expertise, a successful customer service track record, and top-tier customer value. I will try this method first and if I have any problems go to Russell’s formula. There are some “bare metal” solutions able to directly interface between the guest OS and the physical hardware that you might be able to get working. I recently purchased a Minolta Scan Dual film scanner to scan some negatives and slides that I have had for years.

In truth current high end flat bed scanners will do a better job than the ancient Minolta and do it much faster. You also cannot run XP in a virtual box and expect the Adaptec card to work as the host OS has to have drivers for the peripherals to work in the virtual box. I will try to download and see if it works. There is a driver available http: See the table on the page that Russell linked to next to the bottom line in the table on the screen includes the as Successfully Tested: It should work on this platform.

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