Nikon Scans freezes at splash screen on WinXP PRO SP3
Was anybody finally able to use Nikon Scan 3.1.x (I mean: the one supporting SCSI scanners such as LS-2000 on Windows XP with SERVICE PACK 2 or 3?
I have been using this scanner and Nikon Scan sw many years ago, (about 7 years) and I can't remember if my computer was using Win98SE or WinXP already.
I have tried reinstalling the scanner in my computer in these days (same HW: Athlon XP64, ASUS K8NE-Deluxe) where Windows XP SP3 is installed, but in no way I can have Nikon Scan program working.
THe scanner is properly seen in the system (LS2000 drivres are loaded) as well as by my SCSI Adaptec card (2940) during computer power-up.
The ASPI layerws are there. Vuescan sees the scanner and can run previews and scans.
COnversely, Nikon scan freezes at its splash screen taking 99% of my CPU
every times I start it.
No way of solving the problems reinstalling all the hardware (includign a fresh WinXP SP2 reinstal...
Got it workin on XP with SP2
Well I got it working, most of the credit goes to the above article. Its weird that it worked with the Vuescan program without that Adaptec ASPI layer installed, but would not work with Nikon Scan at all. I think what finally did it for me was using the Adaptec ASPI layer.