Summary: Worthless!!! this should be no stars, but the software wont let me select, 'none'.Tried to install the software in Vista, Windows 7 and 8.1. Won't install and there is no HP patch or update that I could find. Good buy if you want a door stop, useless for anything else.
I'm looking for a new scanner to replace my old ...
Robert D. Simpson, Amazon
19 July 2014
Summary: I'm looking for a new scanner to replace my old one. THIS is the old one. Amazingly....I found them selling this one new on the BestBuy website too. I swear, I bought this very scanner AT LEAST eight years ago. The truth is....it still works....but there are two little problems. Newer versions of Windows freak out and just don't work with it.....and the cord that connects the lid with the body has developed a "short". I remember paying exactly the same price..
Summary: Unable to install software onto my Windows Vista computer even though the thing is suppose to operate on nearly any Windows platform since XP. Installation CD did not Autorun. Installation error message whether using CD software or downloading software from HP website. Website useless - no live support. Forums did not answer question of installation. Instructions lacked explanations of anything, particularly installation. HP has gone severely downhill over the years.
Summary: The software/driver won't store your changes to its default settings between scans. To begin with, the default settings of the software (through hp, or when you try to scan via import through photoshop) are set to overexposed tones/brightness and extreme saturation. Should you wish to have a scan with no applied settings so that you can make changes through photoshop or any other image manip.program, you have to go to each tab of the adjustments window and change the...
Summary: I know I will take a load of criticism for this post but I am irritated. I have been been an American citizen for 64 years and have spoken English for nearly as many years. When I look at a product on Amazon I expect the stupid specifications to be provided in ENGLISH! This is not the first item description I have seen in French or Spanish with no English backup.