Summary: This is buggy. It seems to load the canon lido110 drive onto the laptop, but then doesn't open an option for opening the scanner. Once you find it in control panel, you can scan only one page at a time, and only in JPG/TIF, and other photo formats. It doesn't give the option for PDFs.
Excerpt: After having two LiDE 110 scanners, both of which resulted in broken hinges in less than a year of service each, I decided to upgrade to the LiDE 120 model...WRONG MOVE! No only is the chassis the same (more breaking hinges), but software is completely changed and is much more inefficient to use.
Great images, but absolutely the clunkiest and least intuitive ...
George D, Amazon
18 September 2014
Summary: YOU'LL BE SORRY ! Great images, but absolutely the clunkiest and least intuitive interface and menus imaginable. I am reasonably intelligent, college-educated, US Air Force trained, technically competent, and holder of an FAA airline captain's pilot certificate.
Summary: Canon has badly disappointed me. Don't waist your money because you will betrayed anyways at some point.
Pros: in the overall, the scanner works like a champ. I own Lide 25, and I upgraded my MS system from Win 7 to Win 8.1 and since Canon had stopped writing software for Lide25 I am forced to buy a new scanner. I called Canon Loyalty Program and the operator was too busy doing something else rather talk ...
Cons: Canon customer service approach and attitude toward old customers.
Summary: If it does not pan out will probably try tye Canoscan that goes for $30 more. This scanner is basically not for big scanning projects. Think of it as a light duty tool that will photocopy and scan various household docs on an as-needed basis.
Pros: It's an inexpensive way to get a scanner in your house for light duty scanning. I've had two, one died after four or five years, during which it got dropped once or twice but kept going. My second unit, also a low end cheapie, was working fine. When XP was discontinued I built a new computer and ...
Cons: Well, the new software did not make my old LIDE 100 work, and it *also* failed to make my NEW LIDE 100 work. I kept getting a "release the lock" message even though it was unlocked. There are nearly 200,000 google hits associated with this error message for the LIDE. I got an RMA and am hoping th...
Excerpt: The construction is flimsy. My lid snapped-off at the plastic hinge. Now it has no top so it can't scan. The software is a usability nightmare. something from 1990's. couldn't get quick-buttons to work. Takes 3 interface screens to actually initiate the scan functionality.
Pros: Compact Design, price
Cons: Difficult to use, Slow-speed scanning, Flimsy Construction, software usability
Excerpt: I wish I could have the last 3 hrs of my life back. Could not install software and connect scanner on my PC or my Mac. Software is a joke! All recent reviews are terrible. Not sure what happened to the product. Stay away!
Cons: Slow Connectivity, Difficult to use, Slow-speed scanning