How to use different scanners

14.07.2020 0 iCODIS Official
  1. Install USB scanner

The installation of this kind of scanner is very simple, users with almost no experience can quickly install the USB scanner in a short time. Regardless of the model or brand of the scanner, the specific installation method is almost the same. Generally, the following steps will be followed: (When installing the scanner, the installation steps of all brands are to install the scanner driver, the hardware connection is completed after the driver is installed) First, connect the hardware, insert the square USB connector into the scanner, and then use the USB cable to connect the scanner to the USB interface of the computer; Next, check whether the scanner fixes the CCD scanning element with a lock. If it is fixed, you should unlock the scanner and turn on the power of the scanner and the computer. Then the computer will automatically detect the USB scanner in the current system. Follow the installation prompts on the screen to complete the installation of the scanner driver and configuration software. After the installation, you can use the editing software that comes with the scanner to call up the application interface of the scanning software, and you can start using the scanner. In addition, when installing this type of scanner, you must also note that when physically connecting the scanner, it is best to first open the computer system connected to the scanner, enter the CMOS settings interface, open the BIOS system, make sure turn on the universal serial bus settings; at the same time, after the scanner is installed, it is best to restart the computer to ensure that the scanner functions are working properly.


  1. Install an ordinary scanner

The installation of this scanner is the most common situation for everyone. When installing this type of scanner, you should also connect the hardware first, and connect one end of the scanner cable to the port marked "Port A" on the back of the scanner Then, connect the other end of the scanner cable to the LPT print port in the computer. After connecting the hardware, first, turn on the power of the scanner and turn on the scanner. After the scanner starts a few seconds, turn on the computer to start the computer system, and then the computer will also detect that the scanner has been connected to the system; Then you can install the scanner driver, put the scanner driver CD into the optical drive, and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the driver installation. After the installation is completed, the driver will remind you to test the current connection of the scanner. If the scanner is installed properly, a prompt screen will be displayed on the computer screen to tell you that you have found the scanner installed in the system. Just click the OK button on the prompt screen to complete the installation of the scanner driver! Next, you can install the scanning application software you need to install into your computer. After the scanning application software is installed and running, the first thing you need to do is select the appropriate image source, and then select the installed scanner from the required selection dialog box. The scanner is used as the image source of the application software so that everyone can input images to the software through the scanner in the future.

How to use different scanners

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