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10.3: Installation tip for Epson scanner drivers System
This hint refers to the Epson Perfection 2400 (and probably all other Epson Perfection series scanners).

Installing the Epson scanner drivers (version 1.28) in 10.3 will cause the buttons on the front of the scanner to stop working. Before installing the drivers, pushing the scan button would open Image Capture.

The solution is to use the Custom Install... option when installing the drivers. Be sure to select the correct model and only the drivers for your specific scanner will be installed - rather than all Epson scanners.

Unfortunately, I don't think doing a Custom Install after the Easy Install will fix the broken installation. In my case I was reinstalling the drivers after upgrading a hard drive with a clean 10.3 install.
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10.3: Installation tip for Epson scanner drivers
Authored by: bobgregg on Jan 12, '04 11:41:35AM

I have an Epson Perfection 1640, and was able to fix the problem by doing an uninstall from the installer, followed by a custom install with just my scanner selected. The button on the scanner is now enabled. Thanks for the hint!



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10.3: Installation tip for Epson scanner drivers
Authored by: cablechaud on Jan 12, '04 05:48:38PM

It just worked perfectly on my Perfection 1250 and I'm very happy with this hint. They are indeed helpful. I had tried to set the button to work eversince the installation of OSX (long ago). THnks.



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10.3: Installation tip for Epson scanner drivers
Authored by: JohnG on Jan 12, '04 10:49:22PM

Did this enable the other buttons, that is, scan to printer and scan to eMail application. On my system, Perfection 2400 Photo, these are dead. I have not installed the OS 9 driver supplied, just the 1.28 driver.



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10.3: Installation tip for Epson scanner drivers
Authored by: tt030 on Jan 14, '04 02:26:07PM

In my (german) installation of the perfection 2400 driver the "copy"-function crashes application. 10.3 as os.



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10.3: Installation tip for Epson scanner drivers
Authored by: goodwill on Sep 01, '08 09:32:15AM

how did you get your Epson 2400 copying function to work?



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Make sure Classic is NOT running when you are scanning
Authored by: lionel77 on May 10, '04 05:39:28PM

It just took me about an hour to figure out why my scanner (Epson Perfection 3170 w/ 1.28A drivers) was always choking on a preview scan. I had suspected a recent os update to be the cause but it turned out the problem was classic running in the background.

Hope this helps somebody else to save some time...



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